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Ushitora-jinja Shrine艮神社

Shrine

This shrine is located close to the Sanroku Station on the Senkoji Ropeway in Onomichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture. The four gods enshrined in the main shrine are Amaterasu Oomikami, Susanoono Mikoto, Izanagino Mikoto, and Kibitsuhikono Mikoto. Founded in 806 it is regarded as the oldest shrine in the former Onomichi City. The large camphor tree, said to be 900 years old, is certainly not to be missed. It has been designated as a Natural Monument of Hiroshima Prefecture. The circumference of the tree trunk is about seven meters. The shrine is used for film locations and as the setting for some animations which is why it has become so popular with tourists.

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place Hiroshima Pref. Onomichishi Nagae 1-3-5
phone 0848373320

Review of Ushitora Shrine

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Reviewed:2018/01/03 JAPANESE traditional temple
One of the old temple in Onomichi.
this temple has big old OAK.
This temple is near Senko-ji ropeway.
If you go to Senko-ji,you can go to this temple before Senko-ji.
Reviewed:2018/11/14 頭の上をロープウェイが
お寺の上をロープウェイが通っています。頭上からお参りするという無作法なことをしてしまいました。しかしよくこんなところにロープウェイを作ったなと思います。
Reviewed:2018/11/09 樹齢900年の楠がある神社
1334年建立の福山最古の神社で、映画やアニメ「かみちゅ」にも登場しているそうです。真上をロープウエィが通り、猫の細道にも行けます。御神木は、樹齢900年といわれるクスノキで存在感は抜群で尾道のパワースポットです。

Details

Address

Hiroshima Pref. Onomichishi Nagae 1-3-5 [map]

Phone

0848373320

Hours
Grounds Freedom
Closed
Sightseeing
Fees
Precincts freedom
Parking Lot
Available (3spaces)
※ Available only to worshipers Available
Credit Card
Not available

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Access

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

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There is more than meets the eye awaiting any Hiroshima-bound traveler. Kicking off in Hiroshima city, the Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima Castle, and Shukkeien Garden offer a couple of days of exploring; however, the real beauty lies along the southern coast of the prefecture. There, a series of islands spreads across the Seto Inland Sea: from the mysterious sea-submerged Great Torii Gate at Miyajima Island to the first half of the islands that connect Honshu to Shikoku via six spectacular suspension bridges.

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