Kotohira-gu (Kompira-san)

Kotohira-gu Shrine is one of the best places to travel in Kotohira, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for map, how to get there, spots nearby, attractions and photos of Kotohira-gu Shrine posted by Japanese travelers in the know.[last modified: ]

Kotohira-gu (Kompira-san) 6 Reviews

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CITYS_PRIDE・01/20/2017

The Next Strongest Spiritual Power Spot After Kotohira Main Shrine! An Inner Shrine Located As Many As 1368 Steps Above

Above the hard distance of 1368 stone steps, there's an inner place 'Izutama Shrine'. It's called a protecting god of this main Kotohira Shrine and filled with spiritual power. And, only people who reach here at last can get this original good-luck charm embroidered 'tengu' with such a power.

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CITYS_PRIDE・11/23/2013

Long Stairs Of 785 Steps To The Main Shrine, 1368 Steps To The Inner Shrine

Although it's very long stairs, you may be able to get a sense of accomplishment and wonderful views from there.

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udon_engineer・04/05/2018

Cherry Blossoms In Kotohira-gu Shrine Famous For Its So Long 785 Steps

Kotohira-gu Shrine has a nickname 'Kompira-san' and it's famous for the long approach with as may as 785 steps. And in spring, the cherry blossoms decorates the precinct beautifully. Let's walk up the long steps under this beautiful scenery!◎You can see the cherry blossoms all over the shrine.

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MADAM_J・04/11/2016

Ouka-sai, A Cherry Blossom Festival, That Tells Us Spring Has Come With The Elegant Music And Dance

Shinto priests have cherry blossoms at their coronets, and shrine maidens have in their hands, they walk along the approach gracefully. The elegant music and dances also you should see. At Konpira-san in Kagawa Pref. (Sanuki), you can enjoy the graceful spring of Japan.

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