We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shirakawa Hachiman Shrine Festival Hall

Review Highlights
Nice Park Surrounding It

We could here the musicians inside practicing for an upcoming event which just added to the charm... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
San Diego, California
Must try the Doburoku

Excellent view of trees and the town. The doburoku festival museum is beside the shrine. Inside you... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Singapore, Singapore
Read all 58 reviews
All photos (68)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average31%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
14 Jul 2018
“Nice Park Surrounding It”
13 Dec 2017
“Small museum in the village”
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
559 Ogimachi, Shirakawa-mura, Ono-gun 501-5627, Gifu Prefecture
+81 5769-6-1655
Improve This Listing
Reviews (58)
Filter reviews
12 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We could here the musicians inside practicing for an upcoming event which just added to the charm of the experience.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 101FUNtravel
Reviewed 14 December 2017

The museum though small in size is very impressive, particularly the timber structure. Do remember to wash your hands in the stone basin at the frontage prior to entering the shrine and have a taste of sake there.

Date of experience: October 2017
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Nice, quite shrine to be visited while you are in Shirakawa. Well maintained shrine has impressively beautiful natural stone basin, which is used for purifying yourself by rinsing your hands and mouth before you enter the shrine. Go beyond the shrine and you will see...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank tyonyc
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Went to Shirakawa Hachiman Shrine when me and friend were in Shirakawa-go. Graceful wooden architecture at Shirakawa-go.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Quack H
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Small museum devoted to the festival, which is of middling interest. The sake, however, is very interesting with its slightly sweet and sour taste, and can only be had at this location. The price is around 300 yen and you can drink several cups for...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank hdebie
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Excellent view of trees and the town. The doburoku festival museum is beside the shrine. Inside you can watch a video on the festival, explore the museum and drink the doburoku made last year. Doburoku is a type of unrefined sake which has a really...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank sheepbooknoodle
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Really.. the words are obsolete in this case. Near the shrine is also a nice museum - doburoku festival museum.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank StrongCoffee2Go
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The shrine is very nice and all but, right next to the shrine is the Festival Hall or Museum. Do not miss the museum because it has a unique form of unrefined sake. If you like to try some sake in Japan and you are...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank winterebel
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Centuries of living isolated in the mountains created a unique situation where the local temples brewed sake that was consumed during an annual festival. As far as shrines go - this is pretty basic but I never skip an opportunity to throw my coin, clap...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Tahoepov
Reviewed 18 January 2016

if you are in shirakawago, might as well visit this shrine and take a few photos of the torii gate and the bell

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank LesY965
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 14 nearby hotels
39 reviews
.13 miles away
Shirakawago no Yu
131 reviews
.47 miles away
45 reviews
.48 miles away
Toyota Shirakawago Shizengakko
70 reviews
1.29 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 57 nearby restaurants
74 reviews
.18 miles away
54 reviews
.40 miles away
Cafe Karyudo
14 reviews
.09 miles away
21 reviews
.22 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 40 nearby attractions
Ogimachi Castle Old Site Observatory
736 reviews
.55 miles away
The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go Gassho Style Houses
1,904 reviews
.14 miles away
Shirakawago Gassho Culture Hall (Old Matsui Family House)
6 reviews
.39 miles away
Shirakawago Gassho Zukuri Minkaen
376 reviews
.17 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Shirakawa Hachiman Shrine Festival Hall staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines