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Akagi-jinja Shrine赤城神社

Shrine

The Akagi-jinja Shrine is located at the top of Mt. Akagi. It has been known as a mountain where gods have resided since ancient times. Mt. Akagi is the main enshrined deity and Akagi Daimyojin is worshiped as the god of the lake. On the first Saturday of August, the Soke, or Grand Master, in charge of Ogasawara style Japanese horseback archery etiquette and his disciples hold a Japanese archery dedicatory match. At night, paper lanterns are set adrift in a ceremony called Toronagashi accompanied by a firework display and every year many tourists visit the festival. The Autumn Festival held on the national Sports day in October is also very popular.

place

Gunma Pref. Maebashishi Fujimimachiakagisan 4-2 (Maebashi / TakasakiArea)

phone 0272878202
place

[Company office] 9:00-17:00
[Dec.-Mar.] 9:00-16:30

Review of Akagi Shrine

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2017/08/13 Beautifully located
Drove to the shrine which has free parking. The bridge to the shrine adds to the picture. It was a quiet day as it was partly misty. A must when in the area.
Reviewed:2016/10/05 Great day visit
This place has a long history...and mostly locals come here. One of the reasons why we brought our friend here during his visit to Japan was to take him on the road leading up to this place. It's a...
Reviewed:2018/11/14 違う意味で…
凄かったです。
土曜日の夕方に行ったのですが、参拝者がその時間でも長蛇の列でした。
湖と合わせて、とっても良かったです。

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Address
Gunma Pref. Maebashishi Fujimimachiakagisan 4-2 [ map ]
Area
Maebashi / TakasakiArea
Phone
0272878202
Hours
[Company office] 9:00-17:00
[Dec.-Mar.] 9:00-16:30
Closed
open everyday (holiday in case of storm)
Fees
Precincts freedom
Parking Lot
Available(100spaces)
※Free
Credit Card
Not available

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