Shirahige-jinja Shrine

Shrine
A Shinto shrine situated along the Nishi-Oumi Highway in Ukawa, Takashima City. Dedicated to Sarutahiko-no-mikoto, the shrine is said to grant worshippers long life. Because of the shrine’s large torii gate standing in the waters of Lake Biwa, the shrine is also known as the “Itsukushima of Omi.”

Spot details

Address
Shiga Pref. Takashimashi Ukawa 215
Phone
0740361555
Hours
Admission fee free
Closed
open everyday
Fees
Free
Parking Lot
Available(30spaces)
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • Easy walk to the shrine from Omi-Takashima Station
    5.0 Reviewed:2020.03.02
    It is an easy flat walk from Omi-Takashima Station to the shrine with lots to see along the way - Omizo Castle ruins, Otomegaike Pond, rice fields and the 48 buddhas. We took lunch and picnicked at...
  • The view is everything
    4.0 Reviewed:2019.04.29
    The arch in the water is certainly the landmark that steals the show. Most visitors here take photos at and with the arch which leaves the actual shrine quieter.
  • A historical temple
    3.0 Reviewed:2019.04.17
    A historical temple that should be visited on a sunny day. Its slippery on the walkway uphill to the various architecture.

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