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Shrine

Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine

川越氷川神社

Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine is said to be over 1,500 years old. The main deity venerated here is Susanoo-no-Mikoto, often worshiped as the god of harmonious families, matrimonial happiness and matchmaking. One popular item is the charm for forming good relationships, made to resemble the red thread that represents the power of the god of matchmaking.

LOCATION
Saitama Pref. Kawagoeshi Miyashitamachi 2-11
PHONE
0492240589
Hours
8:00-18:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Admission fee]Free
Parking Lot
Not available * Coin parking available behind the shrine
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Available
Wi-Fi
Available
Updated at: September 17, 2022 Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN

Reviews

  • Reviewed
    2021-08-22
    Couples and wind chimes!

    What a beautiful and fun shrine to visit! The wind chimes - which you can buy at the shrine - are beautiful and appear to be handmade. This shrine is also popular for couples to visit. It’s... more

    Date of visit:
    2021-08
  • Reviewed
    2020-01-10
    Temple

    It’s a typical temple. I would recommend couples to come here during the wind chime festival to make love chimes LOL more

    Date of visit:
    2020-01
  • Reviewed
    2019-07-14
    Wonderful shrine close to the river

    This shrine is about 10 min walk from the old town of Kawagoe. It features a very relaxing atmosphere and has many places to take nice pictures. If you wear yukata, the pictures will turn out to be... more

    Date of visit:
    2019-07
  • Reviewed
    2019-06-10
    Fishy fortune

    What an interesting Shrine, easily accessed on foot from the edge of the KoEdo district, or by bus directly from Kawagoe Station. On the day we visited, the torii gate entrance was festooned with red... more

    Date of visit:
    2019-04
  • Reviewed
    2019-05-10
    Enmusubi shrine

    Enmusubi jinja, this shrine protected by Love God. Hikawa jinja has some branch and I think Kawagoe area is the biggest one. I came when golden week holiday and there are many people visit this place... more

    Date of visit:
    2019-05
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