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Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Shrine

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Address: 1-407 Takahanacho, Omiyaku, Saitama 330-0803, Saitama Prefecture
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Visiting in a sunny day Musashi Ichi-no-miya

very peaceful and kindness place, where do you have the chance to see how japanese people pray and deal with their costumes.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

very peaceful and kindness place, where do you have the chance to see how japanese people pray and deal with their costumes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

It was a peaceful shrine with a park near by, very quiet and not crowded at all, perfect to start the day peacefully

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Lots of activity to watch here with a wedding and birth celebrations going on. Lovely place to walk around and take photos plus out back there is a beautiful river ad bridge to see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Shrine (武蔵一宮氷川神社, Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Jinja) is a popular shrine in Saitama City, a 20-30 minute walk from Omiya Station. As its name suggests ("Musashi Ichinomiya" literally means "top shrine of Musashi"), this shrine used to be the head Shinto shrine of former Musashi Province, which covered present day Greater Tokyo, including large parts of Saitama Prefecture.... More 

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Fremont, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

I will admit I learned more than the average tourist due to my translator assigned to me from the company I was there to train. Having someone that has some knowledge and can translate is a major bonus. This shrine was very busy and I would guess there are guided tours. If not, I found the school age kids very... More 

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Tokyo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

This place is very historical place. There are beautiful shinto building and very big tree. Begin of April, A lots of cherry blossom blooming. Many Japanese people doing Ohanmi this time. I recommended this place for running and walking.

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Saitama, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

My wife and I got married here - my son had his 'name-giving' ceremony here - we visit here every new year for our annual blessing. The staff and priests are all very helpful and kind and made every event a special occasion for us. It's scenic beauty is magnificent all year round - especially in autumn and during the... More 

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Tsukuba, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2014

The Shrine has a long approach path that has row of trees. It has a beautiful view and atomosphere. I visited in the middle of January, a lot of people were praying for new year's happiness.

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