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New Year Prayers at Kashihara Jingu

初詣(橿原神宮)

New Year Prayers at Kashihara Jingu

初詣(橿原神宮)

On most days Kashihara Jingu is a peaceful enclave but during hatsumode millions of visitors are said to visit to pray. The first three days of the New Year are the busiest and though crowded the atmosphere is festive with food stalls and excitement. Built in 1889, Kashihara Jingu is relatively new compared to other centuries-od shrines in Japan. It is believed that Emperor Jimu, Japan’s first emperor, acceded to the throne here. The shrine’s main hall was constructed with original structures from Kyoto’s Imperial Palace.

Last update: 2019-09-16

Venue Details & Access Info
Event Location

Kashihara Jingu

Address

934, Kumecho, Kashihara (Kashihara Jingu)

橿原市久米町934(橿原神宮)

Access

From Kintetsu Kashiharajingu-mae Station:
- 10 minutes on foot from the station.

Related VenuesKashihara Jingu

Name/address in local language

  • 初詣(橿原神宮) New Year Prayers at Kashihara Jingu
  • address 橿原市久米町934(橿原神宮) 934, Kumecho, Kashihara (Kashihara Jingu)
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Opening Time & Admissions
Event Date

01 Jan

Contact Details
Tel

0744-22-3271

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