Shirahige Shrine

Guide and tips of Shirahige Shrine in takashima-shi, shiga

Tips By Travelers and Locals

I Want To See It All Day! A Lightened Torii Gate On The Lake

Shirohige Shrine stands by the Lake Biwa and is proud of the oldest history in Oumi region. To be surprised, its torii gate stands on the lake! We can see the illuminated torii at night, and the lightened by the rising sun in the early morning.
imarina01/29/2016

The Oldest Shrine In Shiga Standing By The Lake Biwa

This is the oldest one in Shiga and a main shrine of Shirahige shrines all over Japan. Its torii gate on the lake is famous and admired as 'Itsukushima In Oumi' (Oumi is an old name for Shiga). Also, the view of the Lake Biwa seen from the inner place of the shrine is breathtaking! You can find many other attractions in the precinct such as a monument of Japanese poem.
This shrine has many divine help like long life and also has group of tumulus in the depth. Because of these, it's popular as a spiritual power spot and the young who visit here is on the increase.
debukodx08/15/2017

Infomation

NAME
Shirahige Shrine
TEL
0740-36-1555
ADDRESS
215 Ukawa, takashima-shi, shiga
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