Gorgeous red shrine deifies "Ninigi-no-mikoto", the leader in the legend. Chinese infuenced shrine with red lacqar and relief on the decoration. The shrine was originally built on the top of Mt. Takachiho in the 6 century . The gate of the shrine which was built in 1988 is the biggest shrine gate in the Western Japan. Many festivals are held at the shrine throughout the year.
|Address||2608-5 taguchi kirishima cyti|
Take JR Nippou line from Kagoshima Chuo station to Kirishima Jingu station, and take a Hayashida bus to Kirishima Jingu (Kirishima shrine) bus stop. On Saturday and Sunday, there are Kirishima Round Buses between Kirishima Jingu station and Kirishima Shrine. (Single: 240 / 13 min.)