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This article intoruces Taniyama Shrine, Kagoshima City, Japan.
The shrine is located at high land and you can enjoy wonderful view of Kagoshima City and Mt. Sakurajima.
- 1 Access&Parking
- 2 Long Stairs!
- 3 Shrine Gate
- 4 Shrine Office
- 5 Purification Fountain
- 6 Shrine Building
- 7 Shrine God
- 8 Branch Shrine
- 9 Shrine Seal
- 10 Information of Taniyama Shrine
- 11 Nearby Lunch Spot
- 12 Neaby Sightseeing Spots
- 13 Nearby Hotel
- 14 Famous Shrines at Kagoshima City
It takes about 20 minutes from Kagoshima Chuo Station by car.
Following photo indicates the entrance to the shrine.
This is the beautiful view from the shrine.
If you want to take long stairs to the shrine, please park the car at the following parking lot of Jigenji Shrine.
Stair is very long!
There are 137 stairs. It is very good for health.
It is very steep.
There is a parking lot after climbing the stairs.
I came to the shrine at around 8 o’clock but the office was closed.
You can buy shrine seal and fortunes at this place.
Later I found that the office opens at 9:00.
Taniyama Shrine worships Prince Kanenaka who was the sun of Emperor Godaigo.
There is a small shrine besides the purification fountain.
Information of Taniyama Shrine
Shimofukumotocho 3786-3, Kagoshima, Japan
Nearby Lunch Spot
Why not enjoy omelet rice and hamburger steak at relaxing atomosphere?
Neaby Sightseeing Spots
Nemophila Flower Park (Jigenji Park)
Beautiful blue flowers in every Spring.
Cosmos Flower Park (Jigenji Park)
Beautiful cosmos flowers appears in every Autumn.
Taniyama Gokoku Shrine
The shrine worships those who died at the war.
Chisan Inn Kagoshima Taniyama
It takes about 10 minutes from Taniyama Station by car.
Famous Shrines at Kagoshima City
I edited shrines of Kagoshima City.