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Motonosumiinari Shrine

498 Yuyatsuo, Nagato 759-4712, Yamaguchi Prefecture
+81 837-22-8404
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Unreal views of the Sea

Not an easy place to get to, and it was quite far from where I live, but we have a car in Japan, I... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Iwakuni, Japan
A gem in Nagato-shi!

I went on a Sunday. Traffic was bad going down to the shrine as the road was packed with local... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Singapore, Singapore
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498 Yuyatsuo, Nagato 759-4712, Yamaguchi Prefecture
+81 837-22-8404
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Not an easy place to get to, and it was quite far from where I live, but we have a car in Japan, I do not know how else you would get here for a low price, but I did see some buses dropping off...More

1  Thank zacharysmithr
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I went on a Sunday. Traffic was bad going down to the shrine as the road was packed with local tourist in their cars. It was fine by me because I cycled. Yes I did and it is possible, and I lived to tell the...More

Thank Muka_85
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This shrine is very unique and I must see for anybody visiting the Yamaguchi area. It is quite difficult to get to but hopefully this will change if it becomes more popular (at the moment it is fairly unknown and there were next to no...More

2  Thank Chloe L
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

It was not very well known before but everything changed in 2015 when it was selected one of the 31 most beautiful scene in Japan by CNN. It did not disappoint. It really was a pleasant view. It was just like a painting, a natural...More

Thank hugomember
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Easily one of the best if not the most Unique Shrine in Japan. Located right on the Western Seaboard of mainland Japan, it is isolated in the sense that there are many a windy, narrow road that you need to traverse before arriving at the...More

1  Thank Vince W
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I went with my brothers to take tons of pictures. If you want to have fun and enjoy the all the way to the edge of the shrine, please don't forget to wear flat shoes. And definitely you'll wait for park your car.

1  Thank Naomi M
Reviewed 26 October 2015

It is out of the way from everything in Yamaguchi but it definitely worth a trip if it's sunny. You can see many Red Trorii lined at Fushimi-Inari in Kyoto with whole bunch of tourists, but here you can see the same Red Torii lined...More

2  Thank Jerseygirlat109
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

I have visited this lovely shrine 3 times now, and I am still in awe when I see it! Stunning views. Be sure to throw some money up into the offering box on the Tori.

5  Thank tabigasuki08
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10 August 2015|
Response from Yuji3 |
Hi. I'm sorry to answer your question late. Did you already visit the shrine? To go to the shrine, it's difficult to go there by bus. So riding a taxi from your hotel is the best way. There is a taxi company called Sanden... More
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