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Kashima Jingu

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Address: Kyuchu, Kashima 314-0031, Ibaraki Prefecture
Name/address in local language
Phone Number:
+81 299-82-1209
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Relaxing and mystical

It's the second time I go there and it's like a magic spot in the middle of the town, you can see birds, deer, big trees and beautiful temples.

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Jorge C
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

It's the second time I go there and it's like a magic spot in the middle of the town, you can see birds, deer, big trees and beautiful temples.

Thank Jorge C
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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457 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We went to the New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine. It was very busy, but we could have a lot of fun. We prayed and bought a lucky charm for health. We found deer. They are in the fence. You can buy the bait and give to them. Near the gate, you can get 2 small rice cakes, red... More 

Thank ferretMAMA
Tokyo, Japan
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121 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

there are many shinto jinja or shrines in Japan but not many shinto jingu 神宮. Meiji Jingu in Tokyo or Kajima Jingu in nearby Chiba. The shinto priest really could not explain the difference other than that few used the term 神宮. The park is quite large and the trees are old and amazingly large. We drove down from Hitachi... More 

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51 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2014

. . . especially enhanced by the company -- my companions in an aikido workshop which was being blessed by the priest. A wonderful way to spend a morning.

1 Thank Nina R
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70 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2013

On my last day in Japan, at Narita, normally I either visit Narita temple or do last minute shopping at Aeon. Not this time, not this trip. This time I am going out. I took a train bound for Kashimajingu. Kashimajingu is easier to access from Narita although it is in the Ibaraki prefecture. The journey takes about 1 hour... More 

7 Thank bakatori
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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265 reviews
123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 358 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Kashima Jingu is within a huge area of natural forrest in which there are many beautiful old cedar trees. It is about one hour by local train from Narita Station and worth a visit if you have a spare day.

2 Thank StanleyAuckland

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