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Kamishikimi Kumanoimasu Shrine上色見熊野座神社


This shrine is located in Takamori Town, Aso County. There's a large rock formation on the grounds with a gaping hole passing through it called the Ugeto Iwa. Legend says a Shinto deity kicked the cavity open. As making a hole in rock isn't so easy, it's thought worshiping there brings success and victory. The shrine's sacred Nagi trees are said to bring blessings too. As the leaves are tough to pull off, it's thought they will give spousal relationships longevity. The approach to the shine is lined with nearly 100 lanterns.


Kumamoto Pref. Asoguntakamorimachi Kamishikimi 2619 (Aso / KurokawaArea)

phone 0967621111

Free worship

Review of Kamishikimi Kumanoimasu Shrine

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Reviewed:2019/05/17 Extremely Divine
Kamishikimi Kumanoimasu Shrine is the most popular in Takamori for its extremely divine atmosphere. People feels very relax and peaceful at the top of the Shrine.There are approx. 300 stairs (approx...
Reviewed:2018/05/21 Sanctuary place
Sanctuary Japanese shrine in the middle of aging forest, locating nearly on the top of the mountain. 2 routes to the shrine, slope and steps. Walking up and down can feel fresh and clean air enjoying...
Reviewed:2017/02/10 Immersed in legend
My guide brought me and my friend here because we loves about nature and cukture and thought this place was perfect for us to visit. And she was right. We love how serene, calm, beautiful the...

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Kumamoto Pref. Asoguntakamorimachi Kamishikimi 2619 [ map ]
Aso / KurokawaArea
Free worship
open everyday
Parking Lot
Available 20spaces
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          Kumamoto lies in the center of Kyushu, a calm prefecture perfect for easy strolls around the historic center and lazy evenings in the natural hot springs at Kurokawa Onsen. For a slightly more strenuous activity, head to Mount Aso, whose surrounding hills offer hiking opportunities aplenty with views over the active volcano.

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