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Kibitsu Shrine

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Large complex

Large temple complex with many shrines. Everything is well maintained and situated nice upon a... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Frank v
Den Dolder, The Netherlands
Stunning area full of traditional Japanese elements

Kibitsu shrine and it's surroundings are a stunning showing of the Japanese traditions and... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
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931 Kibitsu, Kita-ku, Okayama 701-1341, Okayama Prefecture
+81 86-287-4111
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Large temple complex with many shrines. Everything is well maintained and situated nice upon a hill. Nice place to walk for 1 or 2 hours and pass by all different shrines.

Thank Frank v
Reviewed 8 June 2018

15 mins walk from train station Your average Japanese shrine to visitors Big hall not spectacular Luckily run into a high school archery contest - good atmosphere!

Thank Bernard W
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Kibitsu shrine and it's surroundings are a stunning showing of the Japanese traditions and architecture. The surroundings are very variable and I love the overall mood in this place. I visited during a heavily rainy day and it wasn't a problem at all. I would...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The phenomenon of the environment is relaxing, and enjoyable the God bless each of human beings.

Thank lifepapp
Reviewed 10 December 2017

I visited this temple en-route on a cycling trip through the Kibi Plains. It is a beautiful temple complex, off the tourist track. Serene and peaceful.

Thank Asperger_Singapore
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This is a shrine well worth a visit, if you are staying in nearby Okayama. From platform 10, the local train takes about 20 minutes to reach Kibitsu station Turn left out of the station, turn right at the end of the road and follow...More

1  Thank Barry C
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This is one of the sightseeing spots related to the Momotaro legend. I feel comfortable in visiting this place. In the 10 minutes' walk to this place, there were already two old men trying to help me out to find the way (actually I didn't...More

1  Thank gingerbrownie
Reviewed 13 April 2017

A must go if you are in the area. there is a long wooden corridors and a few traditional shrine buildings. There's also a traditional archery place next to the wooden corridor, you may see some students practicing archery there.

1  Thank fionayyy
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Really just a normal shrine. The long covered hallway was fun, as was the hydrangea-lined stairs, but the best was really the ambience and cycling through the rice fields rather than the shrine itself. Anyway, it's a good stop for fans of Momotaro and the...More

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 11 October 2016

To Japanese, this may be a very sacred shrine. For tourists, it is just another shrine. It is easily accessible by the JR, and you will be getting off at one of the smallest stations you may have ever seen. You would then need to...More

1  Thank Janet C
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