Hiyoshi-Taisha Shrine, Otsu

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Hiyoshi Taisha (日吉大社, the same characters can be pronounced as Hie Taisha) is a Shinto shrine located in Ōtsu, Shiga, Japan. This shrine is one of the Twenty-Two Shrines. Hiyoshi Shrine (日吉大社, Hiyoshi taisha), also known as Hiyoshi jinja (日吉神社) or Hie jinja.

The West Hall of Worship (西本宮,, nishi hon-gū) and the East Hall of Worship (東本宮,, higashi hon-gū) have been designated by the Agency for Cultural Affairs as National Treasures in the category shrines. This shrine heads the seventh largest shrine network in Japan, at about 4,000 shrines.
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  • This shrine locates at the foot of the mountain which accommodates the Enryakuji. We stopped by on our way and find it very relaxing but sorry to say that the Enryakuji overwhelmed us. But I was...  more »
  • I didn't plan to visit this place but I walked along it and I had some spare time to spend. It was on the 5th day of my Kyoto trip so I got a bit bored by the temples and shrines but overall, it was.....  more »
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  • Beautiful place you can clear your old energy
  • One place in Shiga prefecture you should DEFINITELY make a stop at. Beautiful hiking area and one of the cheaper entrance fees. SO MUCH to discover in the surrounding area!

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