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Kawagoe Hachimangu Shrine川越八幡宮

Shrine

A Shinto shrine situated along Hachiman-dori Street in Minamitori-machi, Kawagoe City. The temple was founded in 1030 by the samurai Minamoto no Yorinobu and is dedicated to Emperor Ojin. The temple's Chinowa Kuguri event, held from June 30, is also known as the Nagoshi no Oharae. A tradition dating back to the early Edo period, the event involves walking through a cogon grass ring to purify oneself.

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place Saitama Pref. Kawagoeshi Minamitorimachi 19-1
phone 0492221396

Review of Kawagoe Hachimangu

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Reviewed:2018/09/14 Trip of little old japan
You can go to Kawagoe station less than an hour from tokyo. Once you arrive you can walk along the road to the “little edo” around 20-25 minutes, enjoying the transformation from a city to an old...
Reviewed:2018/10/21 川越まつりの前にお参り
川越駅から歩いて数分のところある神社
目の神様、イチョウの木夫婦の木で知られてる、ぐち聞き様がいました。珍しいですよね、愚痴聞いてくれるんです、優しいお顔で聞いてくれます。少しスッキリしました。
Reviewed:2018/09/26 ご利益
いろんなご利益のある八幡宮でした。
目、足腰、縁結び・・・だいたい回りました。
見るとここもお参りしておかないとと思えたりして・・・
御朱印も頂きました。

Details

Address

Saitama Pref. Kawagoeshi Minamitorimachi 19-1 [map]

Phone

0492221396

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Access

    There is no Bus Stop nearby.
    There is no IC nearby.

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Eclipsed by neighboring Tokyo, Saitama is often branded as the sleepy suburbs. However, look a little deeper and you’ll uncover quaint towns bursting with history and crafts from the kurazukuri Edo-period clay houses of Kawagoe to the ancient tree-enveloped temples of Chichibu.