Kirishima Shinto Shrine

Kirishima Shinto Shrine

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.

TEL 0995-57-0001
Zip〒899-4201
Address2608-5 taguchi kirishima cyti
Access

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.)

Web http://www.kirishimajingu.or.jp/
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