Best Shrines And Temples In Aichi

Here're best Shrines And Temples in Aichi. We released a ranking of reviews about Shrines And Temples posted by travelers and locals who have actually been to Aichi.

Best Shrines And Temples In Aichi [1-10]


The Colorful Hydrangeas Floating On A Purification Fountain

At Mimo Shrine, I feel peace in my mind at the floating hydrangeas on a purification fountain (a water jar by which visitors clean their hands and mouths before prayer). It's nice in this rainy season


Mimo Shrine With Colorful Hydrangeas

Mimo Jinja is a small shrine located in a suburb, and famous for its hydrangea. Its purification fountain is filled up with floating hydrangea, which is colorful and artistic. As an excellent place in Instagram, there're many people even at 7:00 in the morning.


Mimo Shrine With Many Beautiful Hydrangea

Many people visited Hydrangea Festival at Mimo Shrine on this day. It was raining though, it's elegant, isn't it? The hydrangea is going to be in full-bloom soon.


Honko-ji Temple


Hydrangeas All Around The Precinct Of Honko-ji Temple

I like the atmosphere of hydrangea and the temple. There're hydrangeas all over the temple also over the gate. Together with Katahara Onsen Hydrangea Village and Takeshima Island, you can enjoy sites around here all day.


Sanko Inari Jinja Shrine


Heart-shaped Votive Picture Brings You Good Marriage

Sanko Inari Shrine has heart-shaped votive picture and fortune slip telling ones love, and for that, there were many women and couples. To take pictures, it's better for you to visit here in the morning because there's less other tourists. What's more, it's located near Inuyama Castle, you can enjoy the castle and eating street foods at the castle town.◎Access: 12 min walk from the west gate of Inuyama Yuen Station of Meitetsu Line.


Inuyama Castle Town Filled With Heart-Shaped Goods

Make a wish in a heart-shaped Ema. Sanko Inari Shrine famous for the god's mercy for good relationship among people, and Inuyama Inoue-tei famous for the soy sauced rice cake. The rice cake is usually round, but sometimes it becomes heart-shape!


Purification Fountain Filled With Hydrangeas When Lotus Flowers Start To Bloom

Jōnen-ji Temple is famous for the scene of lotus flowers in pots lined from the entrance. Also, as another fascination, they arrange colorful hydrangeas in the hand-purification fountain in the beginning of Japanese rainy season. Both hydrangeas and lotus flowers make us feel relaxed. Though the parking area is not so enough, it has easy access by public transportation.


Hydrangea Display At A Temple

Jōnen-ji Temple in Ichinomiya. I visited here for the first time, it was very beautiful. The temple puts up some rules to take pictures, please check it out beforehand.


Hotei Daibutsu (Statue Of Buddha In Hotei)


Curious Spot! A Statue Of Buddha With Sunglasses

It's a curious spot you can see a statue of Buddha (Hotei's Daibutsu) wearing sunglasses! And its eyes flash in red when the lights blinks.◎Access: walk 10 or 15min from Hotei Station of Inuyama Line


Wakeoe Shrine


Beautiful Hand-Purify Fountain At Wakeoe Shrine Famous For Its Red Stampbook

I just dropped by Wakeoe Shrine after shopping, but I was fascinated with the beautiful Temizusha (hand- purify fountain) that was seen only in this season. ◎Wakeoe Shrine is popular for the colorful stampbook (Gosyuin: monk write the seals with red ink). You can get a limited stampbook from 6/23-6/30. Please check out Facebook from the official web site.


The Old Shrine Crowded With People For Wedding & Shichigosan, Japanese Beautiful Traditions

One of the three sacred emblems, a sword of Kusanagi is enshrined here in old Atsuta Jingu. Around November, it gets crowded by cute children in their best clothes for Shichigosan (7,5,3years old children's ceremony), and a bride wearing Shiromuku (a white dress for Japanese traditional wedding). I want foreign people to see such a beautiful and traditional sights.


Many Decorations For The Star Festival! A Big Summer Event Tanabata In Ichinomiya Town

Ichinomiya is a producing center of fabric. For this Masumida Shrine is a god for fabric, it has a strong relationship with Orihime (a princess who weaves cloth) appears in a legend of Tanabata. In the late July, Masumida Shrine and the town are decorated colorfully for Tanabata Star Festival. You can also enjoy shopping at many festival stalls!◎It's located walkable area from JR Owari Ichinomiya Station, or Meitestu Ichinomiya. Though there're some toll parking areas, public transportation will be better because the traffic is regulated.


The Surprising Cylinder Firework On Hand At Its Birthplace

I should say it's worthy to be the birthplace of cylinder firework on hand, both the number of fireworks and how they show fireworks are on a high level. You can see eye to eye with the firework-holders, and take pictures of their expressions.◎Toyohashi Gion Festival on July 20th in 2018. This year, the tripod is prohibited, but we can use monopod.


Okazaki Tenman-gu Shrine


Beautiful Plum Blossoms In Full Bloom

The plum blossoms are beautiful now at their best. If the weather is clear, you can see the whole view of Okazaki city.