Samukawa Shrine, Samukawa-machi

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Dating back over 1,500 years, Samukawa Shrine offers spacious, forested grounds to amble around, and protection from misfortune for worshippers. One of the oldest shrines in the region, and indeed the country, the holy place offers a chance to admire intricate architecture and typically perfect roofing. Be sure to visit the peaceful garden at the rear; you can gain entry by asking for a complimentary ticket at reception, signing your name, and cleansing your hands in the fountain. Using our world travel planner, Samukawa-machi attractions like Samukawa Shrine can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This shrine is famous for its all-out removal, but the reason is that there is a spiritual god who removes the calamity of the minister, the minister of the family, and all directions. Especially, the precincts are kept very beautiful and clean no matter when i visit the shrine, and I feel the effort of the people of the shrine. I think that the basis of feng shui is cleanliness. I think god's will is reflected there. On the day of the equinox and autumn equinox, the sun passes directly above the shrine. The sun shines in the fountain which is located in Kamitakeyama Jinen, and i feel that the day is exceptionally high-spirited. The view from the café is also wonderful and you can relax. On the way back, local farmers sell fresh vegetables and flowers when you walk towards Samukawa Station. Miyayama Station is closer to the nearest station, but it takes about 16 minutes to get to Samukawa Station, so I think it's a very pleasant road to take a walk back.
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  • Every year, after the prayer of the removal of all directions, we receive the god water at Kamitakeyama Jinen. The tag of the exception is enshrined in all directions of the home, and the hot water is boiled with the god water and the tea is gotten. It's an annual event, but i want to keep it for a long time, so health is first.
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  • One of the oldest shrines in eastern Japan. Tens of thousands of people visit this shrine during the first 3 days of the year. This shrine is a holy place to get rid of your bad luck and to invite good fortunes from all directions. You write your name and address, so that a shinto priest can read them and wish your good luck. After the purification process, you can also visit the sacred garden to admire the beautiful view with a cup of matcha tea.
  • Nice cozy shrine. Able to see Mt. Fuji on the way.
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