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Kehi Jingu Shrine

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The 11-meter-tall, large torii gate (a tangible cultural property) is one of the three great wooden torii gates of Japan, together with Kasuga-taisha in Nara and Itsukushima Shrine in Hiroshima. There are also statues of famous haiku poets from Japan.

More Information about Kehi Jingu Shrine

Street address

11-68 Akebono-cho, Tsuruga City, Fukui 914-0075

Access

Route1

  • Take the Matsubara Line community bus from JR Tsuruga Station for around 4 minutes, and get off at Kehi Jingu-mae bus stop.

Route2

  • Take the Gurutto Tsuruga Shuyu Bus from JR Tsuruga Station for around 3 minutes, and get off at Kehi Jingu-mae bus stop.

Opening Hours

5:00-17:00 (April to September)
6:00-17:00 (October to March)

Closed

Open all year round.

Website

http://www.turuga.org/en/kehijingu/kehijingu.html

Best season

All year

Point

Within the temple grounds, there is a spring called the "water of long life," which is believed to contain the blessings of the gods, and is a popular power spot.

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