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Address: Miyajima-cho Omoto Park, Hatsukaichi 739-0500, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Interesting small shrine, unusual shingle roof, pretty nature area

This is one shrine in the Miyajima island area that is worth making a detour for. It may look plain but it has a shingle roof, that is one of the oldest styles existing in Japan... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 January 2017
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United Arab Emirates

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is one shrine in the Miyajima island area that is worth making a detour for. It may look plain but it has a shingle roof, that is one of the oldest styles existing in Japan. I didn't go inside but it looked quaint from the outside. This stands in a corner of Omoto Park which is full of beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Omoto Shrine is located at the edge of town in Omoto Park full of deer. It wasn’t hard to find, a lady was there sitting in between a group of deer she was eagerly taking photos of. Omoto Shrine was like a miniature version of Senjokaku, open on all sides and also made out of wood, with wooden plaques hanging... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

When we wandered into Omoto Park, located beyond the Aquarium, we visited this small shrine there. It appeared to be very old indeed. The shrine is open on all sides, letting in weather yet the plaques tucked under the roof were protected and their painting well preserved. The building was closed with a small barricade at the entrance, but because... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

Not many people are able to reach this place, because it takes more energy compared to other places that are in the beach. Based on the information I can, this temple is an important historic temple in Japan.

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