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Yoshino Mikumari Shrine

1612 Yoshinoyama, Yoshino-cho, Yoshino-gun 639-3115, Nara Prefecture
+81 746-32-3012
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Water, fertility and safe birth

The Yoshino Mikumari Shrine is one of four Shinto shrines in the former province Yamato dedicated... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
japanfan2016
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Fukuoka, Japan
Gentle and charming atmosphere

We saw this lovely place on our long walk down from the top of the mountain. Inside it seems to... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
ustaza
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Hong Kong
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22 Dec 2017
“Water, fertility and safe birth”
14 Apr 2017
“Gentle and charming atmosphere”
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1612 Yoshinoyama, Yoshino-cho, Yoshino-gun 639-3115, Nara Prefecture
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+81 746-32-3012
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

The Yoshino Mikumari Shrine is one of four Shinto shrines in the former province Yamato dedicated to Mikumari (also Ame-no-mikumari-no-ōkami), a female deity, associated with water, fertility and safe birth. Like in allmost every shrine there are also some less important deities: Takami-musubi-no-kami, Sukuna-hiko-no-kami, Mikogami,...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

We saw this lovely place on our long walk down from the top of the mountain. Inside it seems to have more calm than some of the other shrines and temples. It centres around a beautiful flowering tree. I paid 300 yen to have some...More

Thank ustaza
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Mikumari Shrine is a small,but lovely old shrine in Yoshino. To reach this site, you have to walk a lot by passing Naka-Senbun and Kami-Senbun areas. This is why many tourists seem to give up visiting it. I think, however, walking through country road is...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2015

Yoshino Mikumari Shrine is not large but the architecture of its buildings and its brightly painted and beautifully decorated Sakuramon Gate are magnificent. The stories of its deities and of famous visitors to the shrine (like samurai general Toyotomi Hideyoshi and his son Hideyori) are...More

Thank BryanBaier
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