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Hodosan Jinja is straight up the hill from the station and through the giant white torii. Get... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hfot2
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Giffy

Hodosan shrine is located near the Nagatoro station. Along the way to the shrine has a good view... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
Giffy-kun
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Bangkok
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1827 Nagatoro, Nagatoro-machi, Chichibu-gun 369-1305, Saitama Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hodosan Jinja is straight up the hill from the station and through the giant white torii. Get there early in the morning to try to beat the crowds, but the first tour group arrives fairly early. The shrine has an interesting history, one that should...More

Thank hfot2
Reviewed 22 September 2017

I visited this temple because this is one of the 3 Chichibu Shrines but it has no particular point of interest so I do not recommend that you go there to visit this place.

Thank Keizo
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The Hodo San shrine at Nagatoro is located at a walking distance of about 15 minutes from the Nagatoro station on the Chichibu Railways. It is wonderfully located with lush green surroundings and at the base of mountain. The locality is picturesque and calm.

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Hodosan shrine is located near the Nagatoro station. Along the way to the shrine has a good view. This place was so peaceful. The Torii is in front of the shrine.The shrine itself has colorful. I spent about an hour there.

Thank Giffy-kun
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Being autumn, we decided to go up Hodo-san first on the ropeway, to see the sunset. We probably should have gone a little earlier, in order to walk around at a more leisurely pace. We climbed up the final part of the mountain to Okumiya...More

Thank Vanessa Y
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

If you're going to the top of Hodosan to take in the blooming wintersweet and plum trees, by all means stop at this picturesque shrine, where you can buy a fortune in the shape of a miniature fan, along with seasonal local edibles.

Thank artchix17
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

this was built 1900years ago by Yamato Takeru. now ,It colored very beatiful, It likes Nikko-Toshogu shrine.very quiet place I like it. To acces ,from Nagatoro station It takes 10minut and The shrin street has some of caffe.If you hate to wailk,may be take FREE...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2011

Hodosan shrine's grounds can be walked around in 10 minutes or so, and the shrine and out-building, torii, etc. added nice architectural elements to combine with photos of the maple trees. The shrine building itself was ornately carved and painted, and it looks a lot...More

1  Thank YokohamaDancer
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