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Takachiho Shrine

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  • Shrines

Takachiho Shrine does not look gorgeous at all, but make visitors feel the atmosphere of old days.

Trees of over 1000 years old are here and there in the shrine, whose purity is felt by visitors.

The night Kagura Dance is recommended.

The Kagura dance is an old Japanese folk entertainment in hope of the perfect state of the alth of dancing people,

an abundan tharvest in front of God.

This entertainment is carried out in Shinto Shrines throughout Japan, but local residents dance in most cases.

The relation of the Japanese with God is a nature worship originally.

It is a good opportunity to know about simple mind of thanking the nature,

wishing peace has still been unbroken and inherited.

It is conducted at 8 p.m. every day, reservation is unnecessary.

Access and Getting Around

1 km from the bus center for Takachihokyo Gorge and Manainotaki Waterfall,

a 15-minute walk.

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