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Takeda Shrine

2611 Kofuchumachi, Kofu 400-0014, Yamanashi Prefecture
+81 55-252-2609
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Only for history lover

This place enshrines one of the greatest war time generals in Japan, Shingen Takeda. He used to... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Hiro H
via mobile
Time your visit for April 12th

April 12th is Takeda Shingen's memorial day. I happened to visit the shrine on that day and... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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2611 Kofuchumachi, Kofu 400-0014, Yamanashi Prefecture
+81 55-252-2609
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This place enshrines one of the greatest war time generals in Japan, Shingen Takeda. He used to live here and fought many famous battles. He is very famous in Japan even today and there are many books and TV dramas about him. Though he is...More

Thank Hiro H
Reviewed 24 April 2017

April 12th is Takeda Shingen's memorial day. I happened to visit the shrine on that day and witnessed Kagura dances on the stage, and kimono-clad ladies dancing on the lawn. The cherry blossoms were out in force, and made for a lovely sight when balanced...More

Thank Viking_in_Oz
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were there especially for Shingen-ko Festival. The cherry blossoms were really pretty. If you are into Sengoku history or are interested in Japan history, do not miss this place. Worth the visit and will definitely be back.

Thank serenity_x78
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Celebrated new year here by tradition. Very nice traditional temple with spirit. Also Nice View From Here On The City.

Thank Mika M
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Easy to get since a bus runs from the North exit of Kofu station but unless you have some love for Takeda Shingen, the shrine is pretty ordinary.

Thank 1,760,022
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I was in Kofu for business. But I loved it. Great people, good food, great places where to have a drink amongst the locals. Here you have a taste of the real Japan, and its great history. Takeda Shingen is a hero. He initiated the...More

1  Thank silvia_frisia
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Shingen Takeda was a great & fearless Busho (samurai). His shrine is very peaceful. The shrine has lots of trees and a beautiful Kagura stage.

Thank Nako G
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Sacred place,the memorial of the most powerful samulai who brought peace and prosperity to Kofu. Like other shrines in Japan,being there will make you calm and relaxed.Never miss this place if you visit Kofu.

Thank พรศรี ป
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This was my second time visiting this Shrine. Not only for the sakura bloom, I went there for Shingen festival (信玄公祭り) as well. The main focus of this festival was of course the samurai parade. Before it started, each samurai team, which was leading by...More

1  Thank edmundduck
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

It's really worth to visit there when being in Kofu city. We can get calm,safe and peaceful moment there. Yellow leaves are beautiful.

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