Shizuoka Sengen Jinja

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This historical shrine is the largest shrine in Shizuoka Prefecture. In the precinct, seven deities are enshrined in three shrines that make up Shizuoka Sengen Jinja. Many halls are coated with vivid red lacquer varnish. These amazing buildings are designated as Important Cultural Properties. Among the many remarkable buildings, a hall called Dai-haiden (main hall) is the most impressive. The building is the largest wooden shrine structure in Japan.

Address
102-1 Miyagasaki-cho, Aoi-ku, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka
Contact No.
+81-54-245-1820
Access
10-min bus ride from JR Shizuoka Station to Aka-torii Sengen Jinja Mae. A short walk from the bus stop.
Opening Hours / Holidays
6:00‐18:00 (store: 9:00‐17:00)
Open all year round
Official Website
http://www.shizuokasengen.net/
Time Required
30 minutes
Admission fee
Free

※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.

Source:pixta

Dai-haiden: The Largest Wooden Shrine Structure in Japan

The shrine holds numerous impressive buildings, but the Dai-haiden stands above the rest. It is 25 m (82 ft) tall and is the tallest wooden shrine building in Japan. The amazing building displays highly skilled craftsmanship throughout.

Source:pixta

26 Important Cultural Properties

The re-creation of these buildings began in 1804 and took 60 years to finish. Bright Japanese lacquer was applied, making them distinctive red buildings. 26 of these buildings are designated as Important Cultural Properties. The buildings feature intricate carvings and elaborate detail.

Source:pixta

Famous for Beautiful Cherry Blossoms

This shrine is known as a cherry blossom viewing spot. In the spring, numerous cherry trees bloom in the precinct. When you ascend the stairs near the shrine that lead to a nearby mountain, a tunnel of cherry blossoms will welcome you.

Source:pixta

Shizuoka Sengen Jinja

This historical shrine is the largest shrine in Shizuoka Prefecture. In the precinct, seven deities are enshrined in three shrines that make up Shizuoka Sengen Jinja. Many halls are coated with vivid red lacquer varnish. These amazing buildings are designated as Important Cultural Properties. Among the many remarkable buildings, a hall called Dai-haiden (main hall) is the most impressive. The building is the largest wooden shrine structure in Japan.

※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.

Source:pixta

Dai-haiden: The Largest Wooden Shrine Structure in Japan

The shrine holds numerous impressive buildings, but the Dai-haiden stands above the rest. It is 25 m (82 ft) tall and is the tallest wooden shrine building in Japan. The amazing building displays highly skilled craftsmanship throughout.

Source:pixta

26 Important Cultural Properties

The re-creation of these buildings began in 1804 and took 60 years to finish. Bright Japanese lacquer was applied, making them distinctive red buildings. 26 of these buildings are designated as Important Cultural Properties. The buildings feature intricate carvings and elaborate detail.

Source:pixta

Famous for Beautiful Cherry Blossoms

This shrine is known as a cherry blossom viewing spot. In the spring, numerous cherry trees bloom in the precinct. When you ascend the stairs near the shrine that lead to a nearby mountain, a tunnel of cherry blossoms will welcome you.

Source:pixta

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