Best Shrines And Temples In Tokai

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It is a photogenic shrine in Nagoya. Seasonal flowers are displayed in the Chozuya. Purple flowers are spreading in the water and it is beautiful. Flowers and Japanese umbrellas are displayed in front of the shrine and are colorful. There is also a Japanese umbrella for rent, so you can take a picture with the Japanese umbrella in your hand.

Name

Wakeoe Shrine

Address

4-14-4 Yasui Kita-ku, Nagoya-shi, AichiGoogle Map

How to get there

20 min walk from Kami-iida Subway Station. By bus, 7 min from Kami-iida Station to Tsuji-machi, and 5 min walk. Or, 30 min from Nagoya Station to Kaneda-cho 5-chome and 5 min walk. By taxi or car, 25 min from Nagoya Station. Free parking area is available.

Parking

Free parking area is available

2

Okuni Shrine is a famous spot to see autumn colors in Shizuoka. Its highlight is the ray of light falling to the bridge. It appears at 8:30 in the morning. Many people come and fill up the place to take pictures, so it's better for you to go earlier than the morning sun rises!

Name

Okuni Shrine

Address

3956-1 Ichimiya Morimachi, Shuchi-gun, ShizuokaGoogle Map

How to get there

10 min by taxi from To'otomi Ichimiya Station. Bus service, for only Sundays and stated days, from To'otomi Ichimiya Station. By car, 50 min from Hamamatsu city, or 60 min from Shizuoka city. Free parking area is available.

Parking

Free parking area is available

3

Your wish may come true, if you set the photo for a standby screen of your phone. Red-white carp is for a lucky with love, and gold one for money.

Name

Ise Jingu Shrine [Kotai Jingu]

Address

1 Ujita-cho, Ise-shi, MieGoogle Map

Tel

0596-24-1111

Hours

5:00-17:00,5:00-18:00,5:00-19:00

How to get there

4

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.

Name

Sanko Inari Jinja Shrine

Address

41-1 Kita Koken Inuyama, Inuyama-shi, AichiGoogle Map

Tel

0568-61-0702

How to get there

12 min from Inuyama Yuen Station. By car or taxi, 50 min from Nagoya Station, or 90 min from Centrair Airport.

Parking

Nearby toll parking area is available

5

Son'ei-ji Temple has wind bell festival from 5/18 to 8/31. We can visit this temple in the cool sounds during this season. We can enjoy 'Gankake Fūrin' which the visitors can hang a oblong card with wishes he writes, and also they sell some wind bells.

Name

Son'ei-ji Temple

Address

2777 Toyosawa, Fukuroi-shi, ShizuokaGoogle Map

Tel

0538-43-3601

How to get there

15 min by car or taxi from Aino Station

Parking

Parking area is available

6

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

Name

Mimo Shrine

Address

1145 Miyanishi Sanjo, Ichinomiya-shi, AichiGoogle Map

How to get there

10 min by bus from Meitestu Ichinomiya Station to Bisai Government Office, then 15 min walk. By car or taxi, 8 min from Futago Station, or 30 min from Nagoya city. Parking area is available.

Parking

Parking area is available

7

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.

Name

Honko-ji Temple

Address

17 Uchiyama Fukouzu Kouta-cho, Nukata-gun, AichiGoogle Map

How to get there

5 min walk from JR Sangane Station. 60 min by car from Nagoya city. Free parking area is available.

Parking

Free parking area is available

8

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.

Name

Jōnen-ji Temple

Address

1-11-26 Ōe, Ichinomiya-shi, AichiGoogle Map

Tel

0586-72-4404

How to get there

10 min walk from Ichinomiya Station of Meitetsu Line

Parking

Parking area is available

9

A Great Buddha Statue in Konan, Aichi. To be surprised, it's bigger than Nara's Great Buddha Statue! We can see it wearing sunglasses of traffic lights, and taking a cherry-blossom bath in spring. It's a little-known spot!

Name

Hotei Daibutsu (Statue Of Buddha In Hotei)

Address

132 Daimon Kiga-cho, Konan-shi, AichiGoogle Map

How to get there

1.2km from Hotei Station, and 1.6km from Konan Station

10

The water lilies and carp swimming elegantly in the very clear springwater, are like pond in a painting of Monet! In summer, the flowers would bloom, and the scene becomes more beautiful!

Name

Monet's Pond (Nameless Pond)

Address

Itadori, Seki-shi, GifuGoogle Map

How to get there

50 min by car from Gifu city. Nemichi Shrine's parking area is available.

11

At Futamiokitama Shrine famous for the couple rock, Geshi Festival is took place on the day of summer solstice. After the warm-up with singing and motion like rowing boats, they purify in front of the couple rock. In fact, it's said that old people purify here before visiting Ise Jingu Shrine.◎Futamiokitama Shrine has a parking area for cars, and for the public transport, it's possible to walk from JR Futamiura Station. But the trains don't run in the early morning, you'll better to stay around here if you don't have cars. Summer solstice of course, it's during the rainy season in Japan, you need to prepare the rain. If it's sunny, you can see the sun rising from between the couple rock as a buck ground of Mt. Fuji.

Name

Futamiokitama Shrine

Address

575 E Futami-cho, Ise-shi, MieGoogle Map

How to get there

15 min walk from JR Futaminoura Station. 20 min by bus from Iseshi Station to Meoto-iwa Higashi-guchi, then 5 min walk. 50 min by car from Tsu city, or 110 min from Nagoya city. Nearby free-parking area is available.

Parking

Parking area is available

12

I was moved this scene because I've never feel the wind bells around me since then. Hattasan and Yusan-ji Temple, located at the same Fukuroi city as Kasuisai, also display wind bells, and I like them, too.◎From the mid July to the end of August.

Name

Kasuisai Temple

Address

2915-1 Kuno, Fukuroi-shi, ShizuokaGoogle Map

Tel

0538-42-2121

Fee

Adult 500 yen、Child 0 yen

How to get there

10 min by bus from Fukuroi Station to Kasui. By car or taxi, 20 min from Kakegawa Station or 40 min from Shizuoka Airport.

Parking

Parking area is available

13

Kunozan Toshogu Shrine enshrines Ieyasu Tokugawa. Looking at Feng Shui, it is said that it is a power spot for people who want to change their luck and wish for a one-shot reversal because it can be said that the terrain of the rising dragon and the dragon that improves the luck of success and the game. You will be impressed by the spectacular view of Suruga Bay that you can see when you climb the long stone steps!

Name

Kunouzan Toshogu

Address

390 Negoya Suruga-ku, Shizuoka-shi, ShizuokaGoogle Map

Tel

054-237-2438

Hours

8:30-17:00

Fee

Adult 500 yen、Child 200 yen

How to get there

40 min by car, from Shizuoka Station

Parking

Parking area is available

14

A red stamp for a limited time cutout. Impressed by the cuteness and fineness of the pink paper-cutting. But I think there is another red stamp, so check it out! And the highlight is Hanatemizu, which changes with the seasons. The colorful and cute Hanatemizu and Goshuin will make you want to go see them regularly! It is also cute that the votive tablets of the heart are lined up.

Name

Sugo Shrine

Address

630-1 Kose-cho, Okazaki-shi, Aichi, JapanGoogle Map

Tel

0564-23-2506

How to get there

10 min walk, from Higashiokazaki Station

Parking

Parking area is available

15

Miwa Shrine is a matchmaking shrine. There are two recommended points for this shrine, the first is the rabbit ema. The second one is flower water. 2023 is the year of the rabbit, so be sure to visit the rabbit shrine as well.

Name

Miwa Shrine

Address

3-9-32 Osu, Nagoya-shi, Aichi, JapanGoogle Map

Tel

052-241-7468

How to get there

5 min walk, from Kamimaedu Station

16

A sacred cedar tree in front of Toyouke Daijingu. Many people touch it as a spiritual tree. You can hold it and listen carefully.

Name

Ise Jingu Shrine [Toyouke Daijingu]

Address

279 Toyokawa-cho, Ise-shi, MieGoogle Map

Tel

0596-24-1111

Hours

5:00-17:00,5:00-18:00,5:00-19:00

How to get there

17

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.

Name

Yoshida Shrine

Address

2 Sekiya-cho, Toyohashi-shi, AichiGoogle Map

Fee

Adult 0 yen、Child 0 yen

How to get there

5 min walk from Shiyakusho-mae Station

Parking

Parking area is available

18

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.

Name

Masumida Shrine

Address

1-2-1 Masumida, Ichinomiya-shi, AichiGoogle Map

How to get there

8 min walk from Ichinomiya Station. By car or taxi, 30 min from Nagoya Station.

Parking

Parking area is available

19

The alleys with latticed walls and waterways make us feel like traveling to the old Edo Period (around 1600-1860). The castle town are lined with many long-established shops. And a government office at that time 'Takayama Jinya' and the morning market are also famous as tourist spots. You can touch the history and cultures of Hida Region.◎12min walk from JR Takayama Station. There're many toll parking areas.

Name

Retro Town In Takayama

Address

Kamisannomachi, Takayama-shi, GifuGoogle Map

How to get there

By car, 120min from Matsumoto IC. Or 12min walk from Takayama Station.

Parking

Nearby toll parking area is available

20

The town atmosphere is nice of course, the Gero hot spring town blanketed in snow seen from the 173 steps high is very tasteful and nice as well.

Name

Onsenji Temple

Address

680 Yunoshima, Gero-shi, GifuGoogle Map

Tel

0576-25-2465

Hours

6:00-

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Shrines & Temples With Beautiful Chozuya

Mimo Shrine

3 Reviews

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

Jōnen-ji Temple

2 Reviews

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.

Wakeoe Shrine

5 Reviews

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.

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Mie

Ise Jingu Shrine [Kotai Jingu]

10 Reviews

Your wish may come true, if you set the photo for a standby screen of your phone. Red-white carp is for a lucky with love, and gold one for money.

Futamiokitama Shrine

5 Reviews

At Futamiokitama Shrine famous for the couple rock, Geshi Festival is took place on the day of summer solstice. After the warm-up with singing and motion like rowing boats, they purify in front of the couple rock. In fact, it's said that old people purify here before visiting Ise Jingu Shrine.◎Futamiokitama Shrine has a parking area for cars, and for the public transport, it's possible to walk from JR Futamiura Station. But the trains don't run in the early morning, you'll better to stay around here if you don't have cars. Summer solstice of course, it's during the rainy season in Japan, you need to prepare the rain. If it's sunny, you can see the sun rising from between the couple rock as a buck ground of Mt. Fuji.

Ise Jingu Shrine [Toyouke Daijingu]

3 Reviews

A sacred cedar tree in front of Toyouke Daijingu. Many people touch it as a spiritual tree. You can hold it and listen carefully.

Gifu

Monet's Pond (Nameless Pond)

4 Reviews

The water lilies and carp swimming elegantly in the very clear springwater, are like pond in a painting of Monet! In summer, the flowers would bloom, and the scene becomes more beautiful!

Retro Town In Takayama

5 Reviews

The alleys with latticed walls and waterways make us feel like traveling to the old Edo Period (around 1600-1860). The castle town are lined with many long-established shops. And a government office at that time 'Takayama Jinya' and the morning market are also famous as tourist spots. You can touch the history and cultures of Hida Region.◎12min walk from JR Takayama Station. There're many toll parking areas.

Onsenji Temple

1 Reviews

The town atmosphere is nice of course, the Gero hot spring town blanketed in snow seen from the 173 steps high is very tasteful and nice as well.

Shizuoka

Okuni Shrine

7 Reviews

Okuni Shrine is a famous spot to see autumn colors in Shizuoka. Its highlight is the ray of light falling to the bridge. It appears at 8:30 in the morning. Many people come and fill up the place to take pictures, so it's better for you to go earlier than the morning sun rises!

Son'ei-ji Temple

5 Reviews

Son'ei-ji Temple has wind bell festival from 5/18 to 8/31. We can visit this temple in the cool sounds during this season. We can enjoy 'Gankake Fūrin' which the visitors can hang a oblong card with wishes he writes, and also they sell some wind bells.

Kasuisai Temple

5 Reviews

I was moved this scene because I've never feel the wind bells around me since then. Hattasan and Yusan-ji Temple, located at the same Fukuroi city as Kasuisai, also display wind bells, and I like them, too.◎From the mid July to the end of August.

Aichi

Sanko Inari Jinja Shrine

5 Reviews

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.

Wakeoe Shrine

5 Reviews

It is a photogenic shrine in Nagoya. Seasonal flowers are displayed in the Chozuya. Purple flowers are spreading in the water and it is beautiful. Flowers and Japanese umbrellas are displayed in front of the shrine and are colorful. There is also a Japanese umbrella for rent, so you can take a picture with the Japanese umbrella in your hand.

Mimo Shrine

3 Reviews

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

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