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Address: 430 Ogaki, Miyazu 629-2242 , Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 772-27-0006
07:00 - 17:00
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Tranquil surroundings!

Very peaceful. No jostle of tourists. Quite a few local performing their daily worship/religious activities. Photography prohibited. Tip:1. On the left side just prior to the exit... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2016
New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Very peaceful. No jostle of tourists. Quite a few local performing their daily worship/religious activities. Photography prohibited. Tip:1. On the left side just prior to the exit gate at the back, there is a musical hole with (apparently) water producing musical sounds. 2. Just outside the exit gate is a tortoise idol, along with a few live tortoise in a... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The Motoise Konojinaj Shrine is at the foot of the mountain that the chairlift ascends and is only steps away. It was a delightful surprise for us to come across and we wished we had known more about it. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Brandytessleo
Wooster, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 344 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Motoise Kono Shrine is on the northern end of the Amanohashidate Sandbar. It is considered the most important shrine in Tango Region. According to the historical documents it once enshrined Shinto's most venerated deity-the Sun Goddess Amaterasu; and Toyoukehime, a local deity of clothing, food and housing. Both deities were later enshrined in Ise Grand Shrines as the main deities.... More 

Thank unescotravelbug
Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

If you have been to the most sacred Shinto Shrine, the Ise Grand Shrine in Mie Prefecture, you will probably appreciate the significance of this shrine a lot more. It is said to have once enshrined "Amaterasu" (the Sun Goddess) and a local deity, "Toyokehime", before moving to Ise. We came by car, and to park for the first 30... More 

Thank Vanessa Y
Vancouver, Canada
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635 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Just after arriving in the Fuchu pier by boat, or after walking along Amanohashidate all the way to the end from the Monju area, you will spot a grand-looking shrine in front of you. It’s the Moto Ise Kono Jinja Shrine (or the original Ise Shrine, Kono Jinja Shrine). As the name implies, it claims to be one of the... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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350 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Not a lot to say about this shrine other that it was very interesting when all was explained by our guide. Again you need to have it explained to appreciate and understand it.

Thank Bob S

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