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Suwa Shrine

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Address: 1 Nakasu, Suwa 392-0015, Nagano Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 266-52-1919
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Bad Access but good shrine

It is far from the railway station so you have to take a taxi .But the shrine is very nice place.You can see a big lumber used for the "Onbashira" festival which held in every 7... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
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Tokyo, Japan
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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

It is far from the railway station so you have to take a taxi .But the shrine is very nice place.You can see a big lumber used for the "Onbashira" festival which held in every 7 years.You can also see a statue of famous Sumo wrestler "Raiden" who born in this area.There are some souvenir shop and cafe close to... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

I visited many Japanese shrines. This Suwa Shrine (諏訪大社) was definitely an amazing and inspiring one comparing to others. I certainly enjoyed the peaceful atmosphere there, however I wanted to visit all 4 of them within 1 day, so it became kinda rush. Let me share my experience. This shrine is divided into 4 parts as below, 1. 上社本宮 2.... More 

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東京
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

You can feel natural power. It is close to Suwa city. You can enjoy a day trip by visiting other spots such as Suwa lake.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

Attended a traditional Shinto wedding ceremony. Scenery and serenity were wonderful despite a rainy day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2012 via mobile

This is a beautiful, traditional Shinto shrine dating back 1200 years. It is famous for it's festival every 8 years where hundreds of worshipers cut down a tree ride and ride it down the side of a mountain (yes, people have died doing this). You will see the tree on the left as you enter. There are several buildings to... More 

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