Travel Guide of Kagoshima Japan

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Tamakoshi Shrine @ Kaimon, Ibusuki City


This article introduces Okitama Shrine at Kaimon, Ibusuki City.The shrine is called "Kudama Shrine" by local people.…

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Iwakawa-Hachiman Shrine – Hometown for Legendary Giant Yagoro-don – (Soo City)

I visited Iwakawa-Hachiman Shrine after watching the festival "Yagoro-don's Hamakudari (Procession)" . (more…)…

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AIRA-SANRYO – Spiritual Power Spot at Kanoya City –

 The tomb of the parents of first emperor is Aira-Sanryo, which is located at Kanoya City. The atmosphere of the tomb fi…

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TAKAYA-SANRYO – Tomb of Ancestral God Hoori, Grandfather of 1st Emperor – (Kirishima City)

The first emperor of Japan is Jinmu. His grandfather is Hoori and Hoori's tomb is located at Mizobe town of Kirishima Ci…

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Misaki Shrine – Southernmost Shrine in Japan – (Minamiosumi Town)

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We visited the exotic Japanese shrine "Misaki-Jinja" on our way to the southern tip of Japan's mainland. This article in…

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Kamou Big Camphor Tree : Biggest Tree in Japan (Kamo, Aira City, Kagoshima, Japan)

Do you know where the biggest Japanese tree is located? The answer is "Kamou Town" of Kagoshima Prefecture. The camphor …

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Japan Shinto Wedding at Kirishima-Higashi Shrine (Takaharu, Miyazaki)

I introduce our Japanese traditional Shinto wedding.We had a marriage ceremony at Kirithim-Higashi Shrine. The shrine …

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Introduction of Udo Shrine – Throw Good Luck Ball for Safe Birth – (Nichinan City)

We visited Udo Shrine to pray for safe birth of my wife. The shrine is famous for offering safe birth, machmaking, happy…

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Introduction of “Nanshu Shrine” – Saigo Takamori & Soldiers of Satsuma Ribellion (1877) –


I went to Nanshu Shrine commemorates Saigo Takamori (1828-1877) and his supporters who died in Satsuma Ribellion (1877).…

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Introduction “Myoken Shrine” for Easy Birth – Worships the Oldest God in Japan –


My wife has been pregnant for 5 months. In Japan when a woman gets pregnant, she goes to shrine with a maternity belt on…

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