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Toyokawa Inari

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Address: 1 Toyokawacho, Toyokawa 442-8538, Aichi Prefecture
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Better visiting in the morning

Official name is "Myogonji" ,this isi a temple not a shrine.This place is very famous for "Hatsu moude(First prayer of the year" in January,more than 1 million people visits... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2016
Tokyo, Japan
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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Official name is "Myogonji" ,this isi a temple not a shrine.This place is very famous for "Hatsu moude(First prayer of the year" in January,more than 1 million people visits here.It's not so croeded in other season,but I recommend visiting in the morning,because the toen is very quiet and you can feel the atmosphere of sacre temple.

Thank GAIDA2014
Nagoya, Japan
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Toyokawa Inari embodies the amazing richness and aesthetic sophistication of Japan's cultural heritage. This temple is so beautiful and has such a powerful, magical atmosphere, that it is difficult to praise it highly enough. The quality and scale of the craftsmanship one sees at this temple is truly stunning. There are huge, old, beautifully crafted stone lanterns. There are big,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

I know. Probably the first thing you would say is, ‘why should I go all the way to Toyokawa City?’ You would be surprised. If you visit Japan and you are in the proximity of Nagoya, a trip to Toyokawa City would be an easy trip. It’s a short 45 minute trip Southeast of the major city. Well, why SHOULD... More 

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

It is such a beautiful and peacefull place that it is hard to believe it exists in the middle of the city of Toyokawa. I recommend going there with a good Camera to take pictures of everything (like I did), and be able to record these memories later. =]

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2013 via mobile

My in-laws live in Toyokawa so I've visited this shrine many times. The main shrine is stunning, and the surrounding grounds with smaller shrines provides a peaceful walk. However, the highlight for me is tucked away in the back so you have to be careful not to miss it. This is the Kitsune (japanese for fox) Shrine. Well not sure... More 

3 Thank Kevin B

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