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Yohashira-jinja Shrine四柱神社


This shrine located in the Ote district of Nagano Prefecture’s Matsumoto City mainly enshrines four deities: Ame-no-Minakanushi-no-Kami, Takamimusubi-no-Kami, Kamimusubi-no-Kami, and Amaterasu Omikami. It attracts fervent believers as the deity who connects wishes and makes all requests come true and is also popular as a “power spot” (a location thought to be flowing with mystical energy). Among the locals it is affectionately called Shinto-san. The Shinto Festival is a procession that is held every year from October 1st–3rd, and is a representative festival of Matsumoto bustling with yatai food stalls, exhibitions of butai-hoei floats and an offering of fireworks.


Nagano Pref. Matsumotoshi Ote 3-3-20 (Matsumoto / KamikochiArea)

phone 0263321936

Review of Yohashira Shrine

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Reviewed:2019/11/07 Very Popular
Set next to the Sensabashi Bridge, this is a set of shrines in a pleasant and restful setting. When I visited there was a good sized crowd and a man playing traditional drums in one of the buildings.
Reviewed:2019/08/14 Quiet
We went to get my stamp in my temple book and had a quick look around. It wasn’t very crowded. I would go here if you were visiting Nawate Street as well.
Reviewed:2018/10/22 Quiet, beautiful shrine
After visiting the busy Matsumoto Castle, it was wonderful to come to this quiet and peaceful shine. Perfect for capturing the autumn colours. And right next to the merchant street by the river. It...

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Nagano Pref. Matsumotoshi Ote 3-3-20 [ map ]
Matsumoto / KamikochiArea
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          Nagano Areas


          Nagano prefecture is an exciting mix of mountains, hot spring monkeys, and preserved Edo history. At the heart of the Japanese Alps, Nagano is one of the country's most popular destinations, whether in winter for its snow sports and the much-loved Jigokudani Monkey Park or in the warmer months for discovering the undulating hills on foot. For fantastic Edo architecture, head to the Kiso Valley for a 60-kilometer stretch of quaint wooden buildings that marked the Nakasendo route 200 years ago.

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