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Hikosan-jingu Shrine (英彦山神宮)

A Shinto shrine located in Tagawa County, Fukuoka Prefecture. Said to have once prospered as one of Japan's three great centers of the Shugendo syncretic faith, the shrine is dedicated to the gods embodied by Mt. Kita, Mt. Naka, and Mt. Minami, the only such shrine in the prefecture. Since ancient times, the shrine has been believed to aid agricultural production, mine and factory safety, and luck in victory. A variety of seasonal festivals and rituals are conducted at the shrine to pray for industrial, including the shrine's annual major festival on September 28.

place

Fukuoka Pref. Tagawagunsoedamachi Hikosan 1 (ChikuhoArea)

phone 0947850001
place

Open all day

Review of Hikosan Shrine

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Reviewed:2017/10/06 Peaceful surroundings Hikosan Shrine.
Hikosan Shrine is well worth the visit. The day i was there was a winter midweek day. Not many other people around, that made it even more special.
Reviewed:2020/02/03 社殿・境内ともこじんまり
二回目の参詣になるが正月に行ったのは初めて。ケーブルカーで上ると、降りたところ直ぐに奉幣殿(本殿)がある。正月の三が日だったが、本殿の前も混んでいなくて直ぐお参りが出来た。この神宮は天照大神の子で天孫降臨の瓊瓊杵尊の父である天の忍穂耳の命を祀ってある由緒ある神宮である。修験道の聖地でもある。タイトルにこじんまりとしていると書いたが、実は石段を登っていくと1000段以上もあり、なかなか大変だ。又ケー...
Reviewed:2019/11/26 スロープカーが便利
江戸時代には山伏が集まり3000人程の町を形成していた英彦山神宮です。昔は階段を登るのに一苦労でしたが今はスロープカーがあり便利です。往復840円で20分間隔で運転しています。駅や売店は昔の小学校を活用しています。秋の紅葉シーズンは素敵な景色です。

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Address
Fukuoka Pref. Tagawagunsoedamachi Hikosan 1 [map]
Area
ChikuhoArea
Phone
0947850001
Hours
Open all day
Closed
open everyday
Fees
Worship Free
Parking Lot
Available (Hidehikoyama Sleepy or Bessho Parking Lot)
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          The most northerly of Kyushu island’s prefectures, Fukuoka comprises castle towns, seaside parks, and Hakata ramen, one of Japan’s most famous noodle dishes. Whether due to its good location or its unique charm, the prefecture’s capital, Fukuoka city, has been voted one of the most desirable places to live in the country - a close-knit community, a thriving food scene, and accessible nature combine for irresistibly laid-back city vibes.