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Takachiho Shrine

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Takachiho Shrine is the soja (main) shrine of the 88 Takachiho Shrines built about 1,900 years ago. At a kagura hall in the shrine, Kagura music and dance dedicated to Shinto gods are performed for visitors for an hour from 8pm to 9pm every night. The four episodes of the 33 episodes is selected as the iconic dance, and English explanatory materials are also available.

Street address

1037 Mitai, Takachiho-cho, Nishiusuki-gun, Miyazaki

Access

Route1

  • Take the route bus from Takachiho Bus Center bound for Takachiho Onsen/Kawauchi (100 yen)

Route2

  • On foot from Takachiho Bus Center (about 1 km)

Opening Hours

Free admission

Closed

Open all year

Fee

Website

http://takachiho-kanko.info/en/sightseeing/

Best season

All year

Point

Next to the shrine are two cedar trees with their trunks fused together called the “Couple cedar.” It is said that if you walk around the trees three times, hand in hand with a friend or family member, you will be blessed with marriage, safety in your family, and prosperity for offspring.
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