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Shizuoka Sengen Jinja Shrine

102-1 Miyagasakicho,Aoi-ku, Shizuoka 420-0868, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 54-245-1820
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Not our favourite Shrine

This is a complex of three main architectural buildings with an extensive collection of artefacts... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Well preserved shrine and a good hiking place!

The shrine itself can be reached via the Sumpu Roman bus, its a loop bus surrounding Shizuoka city... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Ipoh, Malaysia
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“wood carvings” (2 reviews)
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102-1 Miyagasakicho,Aoi-ku, Shizuoka 420-0868, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 54-245-1820
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a complex of three main architectural buildings with an extensive collection of artefacts from the Tokugawa shogunate that ruled Japan for 300 years during the edo period. Buildings are in average condition probably in need of some attention. Ok for a visit but...More

Thank Craig902
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The shrine itself can be reached via the Sumpu Roman bus, its a loop bus surrounding Shizuoka city. It start from JR Shizuoka St every hour from 10am. Take the bus and stop at 浅間神社 stop. The shrine itself is well preserved, quiet and serine....More

Thank BruceYeong
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We went here as part of an organized cruise shore excursion. This is similar to other shrines, peaceful and colorful. You can see the entire area in 30 minutes.

1  Thank ncjc2013
Reviewed 22 January 2017

If you like historic architecture you'll find here very interesting. Although the site is not so big, there are many buildings constructed in 19th century full of wood carvings. The decorations are of the taste of Tokugawa shogunate era, like those in Nikko, but I...More

1  Thank RieK15
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This shrine is worth visiting if you happen to be in Shizuoka or Shimizu. It is attractive on a small scale. The construction and colour are enjoyable and it is a peaceful place to spend half an hour or so.

1  Thank PASP123
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I have visited sengen shrine on both of my visits to Shizuoka as it is so beautiful. With many different structures to visit you get a real feel for Japanese culture. Each building very different. There an stalls to buy your fortunes or little souvenirs....More

4  Thank cl41r3
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We visited this shrine as one of our tour locations before heading towards Mt. Fuji. The buildings that comprise this shrine are colorful and peaceful. The colors are vibrant and the wood carvings show clear details. There are gardens adjacent to the shrine that leads...More

6  Thank SFBayAreaTrekker
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went here with family looking for the b29 memorial as I had family who died in the crash. With the history of everything that happened there this is a special place. The hike up the hill is not hard and can be done in 20...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Before we were married, my then-fiancee and I visited this shrine in Shizuoka, where she was working. I made my first trip to Japan to come see her, and she showed me this shrine she had been enjoying. While the presence of some of the...More

1  Thank Michael N
Reviewed 5 June 2015

While Shizuoka is not on most folks short list of places to see whilst in Japan, the city does offer some interesting places. One of them is Sengen Shrine. (jinja is the japanese word for shrine) The garden is very traditional and the buildings themselves...More

3  Thank paul d
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