Suwa Taisha Shrine

長野県/諏訪市
諏訪大社

Description
This is a traditional shrine whose construction date is unknown. It houses two Gods known as Takeminakata no Kami and Yasakatome no Kami and 25,000 companies in Japan are associated with the shrine. It has been long known and revered as a war shrine, and where Sakanoue no Tamuramaro prayed for victory during the conquering of Ezo district. There are four halls which are separated by Lake Suwa, with the upper area of Honmiya and Maemiya on one side, and Akimiya and Harumiya on the other.


Address
392-0000
長野県 諏訪市 長野県諏訪市中洲宮山1
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美ヶ原高原
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奈良井宿
Narai-Juku
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松本城
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北岳
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Onsen
白骨温泉
Shirahone Onsen
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上高地
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Onsen
戸倉上山田温泉
Togurakami Yamada Onsen
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History
武田神社
Takeda Shrine
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槍ヶ岳
Mount Yarigatake
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Onsen
ほったらかし温泉
Hottarakashi Onsen
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Onsen
奥飛騨温泉郷
Oku Hida Onsen
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白糸の滝
Shiraito Falls
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History
妻籠宿
Tsumago-Juku
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Onsen
昼神温泉
Hirugami Onsen
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精進湖
Lake Shoji
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History
馬籠宿
Magome-Juku
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阿智村
Achi Village
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History
善光寺
Zenkoji Temple
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雄滝
Kosuge Odaki Falls
Follow a 15-minute river trail deep into a thicket of shioji trees until it reveals a majestic rock, where the rapid of Tama River breaks in half and forms an absolutely breathtaking twin waterfall display. Kosuge Odaki Falls truly is a sight to behold and a favorite of many photographers.