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Shirahige Shrine

215 Ukawa, Takashima 520-1122, Shiga Prefecture
+81 740-36-1555
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  • Very good51%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
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“torii” (2 reviews)
“tourists” (2 reviews)
“japan” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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215 Ukawa, Takashima 520-1122, Shiga Prefecture
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+81 740-36-1555
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice place to visit which is a famouch visiting place in Shiga. This shrine is famous for the large gate standing in the lake and is responsive to prayer’s request for longevity, matchmaking, having a baby, better luck and prosperous business. You...More

Thank Maruf_Haque_Khan
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

I went to omi imazu first and walked to the edge of the town to get a beautiful sight, two of the local men there spoke to me even though i barely knew any Japanese 😂 they were so lovely! And going towards the shrine...More

Thank Nafisa A
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

even though a fairly busy road intersects the site, which is 2000 years old, the complete lack of other tourists means that apart from the stunning visuals of the water torii, the smaller shrines on the hill behind it are fairly quiet, and you can...More

Thank GMdoc529003
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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

If you have a chance to visit Lake Biwa in Takashima, Shirahige Jinja Shrine is another place you should see!! At 5 am - 6 am, by the time of sunrise, you may see the sun rise between the shrine. The photo taken is terrific!!!

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Reviewed 29 December 2015

My wife and I are photo enthusiast. We booked a driving tour round Lake Biwa with BSC International Co. Ltd to take photos of Autumn leaves. Shirahige Shrine is our first stop. We got some nice photos of the Torii (Gateway). The Torii is located...More

Thank kw_ng123
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

This shrine is a magical place and an interesting subject for photographers. It is difficult to get to though. I took the train to Omitakashima station and walked about half an hour using my GPS. You will walk first walk through a small town then...More

1  Thank Philippe W
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

It's a strange place: First - it's just next to main road and there is no pedestrian crossing around. Second - to get there you have to take a taxi for around 1100 yen (one way) - remember to take a phone number (they are...More

3  Thank Tomasz S
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