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Shrine

Chichibu-jinja Shrine

秩父神社

The ancient and historic Chichibu-jinja Shrine, is a Saitama Prefecture designated Tangible Cultural Property, famous for its well preserved main hall, gifted by Tokugawa Ieyasu in 1592. The Chichibu Night Festival, held annually on December 3, is a National Important Intangible Folk Cultural Property, and is one of the Big Three Japanese Shrine Float Festivals along with the Gion Festival in Kyoto and Hida Takayama Festivals in Gifu Prefecture.

LOCATION
Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Bambamachi 1-3
PHONE
0494220262
Hours
[Sacred prize giving place] 8:30-17:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
Precincts freedom
Parking Lot
Available(30spaces)
Updated at: July 2, 2019 Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN

Reviews

  • Reviewed
    2017-12-04
    Well preserved shrine

    A shrine with over 2100 years of history, rebuilt in the 1500s by Ieyasu is well preserved. The outside walls of the temple has exquisite carvings. Lots of tigers featured since Ieyasu was born in... more

    Date of visit:
    2017-12
  • Reviewed
    2017-09-22
    Please drop by if you happens to be in the area

    You can see famous sculptor '' Jingoro Hidari'' 's works here. Good kill-time place together with Chichibu Matsuri Kaikan. more

    Date of visit:
    2017-09
  • Reviewed
    2016-06-10
    Spiritually uplifting

    This large Temple is absolutely stunning and it is close to some historic Chichibu laneways There are shops selling local sweets opposite the main entrance There are over thirty temples locally more

    Date of visit:
    2016-05
  • Reviewed
    2015-03-08
    A must-see in Chichibu

    Chichibu is famous for its hot springs close to Tokyo. If you have an opportunity to go to Chichibu, you should visit this shrine. Art lovers must be pleased to see the dragon sculptures. Hope every... more

    Date of visit:
    2015-01
  • Reviewed
    2013-04-11
    Large but quiet shrine

    A typical shrine smacked in the center of Chichibu town; it is hard to miss with its strategic location. It is well-maintained and quiet shrine, so go ahead, put some coins, push both your hands... more

    Date of visit:
    2013-04
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