Iwashimizu Hachimangu, Yawata

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  • Take a cable car at 8 o'clock in the morning, one of Japan's three major Hachimangu shrines, take a picture, slowly turn around, and when you finish visiting the main shrine, you will be able to pay your generation to the precincts at 8:30. It is a fresh feeling that you hear in the shrine of the national treasure. Jogging and walking, elderly women who climb the main approach slowly, everyone seems to come to worship for various purposes. I went around and went down the Masasan Road and noticed that I didn't go to Ishimizusha when I saw Takara Shrine. I made up my mind and went up the back approach. The stone steps are well maintained, but it was tough. I sweated even though it was October. It took 2 hours and 15 minutes due to an accident that i made a mistake.
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  • It is said that Ishimizu Hachimangu Shrine is one of the three major Hachimangu shrines in Japan. On the way, there were a lot of insects, and I thought that there were more than worshippers. It seems to be possible to walk from the station, but I think that it is good to go to the main hall using the Oyama cable except for the person of the healthy leg.
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  • Iwashimizu hachimangu was established in 859 in Yawata City in the south part of Kyoto Prefecture in a sacred ground where three large river of Kizu, Uji, Yodo meets. Resting on the top of Mt. Otokoyama known as a battle field of ancient times, the shrine serves itself as a guardian to protect the area. Original purpose of its establishment was to offer protection to the Emperor of Japan and late it turned into a grand shrine. The current form of the shrine was constructed in the time of Tokugawa Shogunate in 17th century. Its sophisticated decoration maked spectacular appearance built in a style of Hachiman zukuri. The shrine is very active with sacred rituals being held at a constant routine. There is a historical connection with Thomas Edison with this shrine since he collected fiber of bamboo grown in its precincts to make the very first light bulb for the shrine in 1880. It takes about 15 to 20 minutes of small hiking to reach the top of the mountain. There also is an observation point where you can command a panoramic view of the city. You can take a cable car to the top of the mountain from the nearby station. ( Trans-word+ : TGM Kyoto Guide )
  • A shrine at a high-leveled spot with great views.
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