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Yahiko Shrine

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Yahiko Shrine has been worshiped since ancient times as Echigo Ichinomiya (a premier shrine of the old Echigo Province). It is known locally as Oyahikosama, and more than 200,000 worshipers visit the shrine on New Year's Day every year. The shrine is surrounded by forests, giving it a sacred atmosphere, and you can enjoy beautiful nature and walking through the woods throughout the year.

More Information about Yahiko Shrine

Street address

2887-2 Yahiko, Yahiko Village, Nishikanbara-gun, Niigata Prefecture

Access

  • 15 minutes walk from Yahiko Station on the JR Yahiko Line

Opening Hours

Closed

Website

https://enjoyniigata.com/en/spot/7476

Best season

All year

Point

It is a particularly popular spot in Niigata, so we recommend visiting in the early hours when there are less people if you want to enjoy the solemn atmosphere.

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