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Hofu tenman-gu

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Address: 14-1 Matsuzaki-cho, Hofu 747-0029 , Yamaguchi Prefecture
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+81 835-23-7700

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Lovely shrine

A very colourful shrine which many people come to to request good luck for exams and scholarly activities.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2016
Ube, Japan
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Ube, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

A very colourful shrine which many people come to to request good luck for exams and scholarly activities.

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Yuma, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Beautiful with the plum blossoms and the beginning of Sakura season was a beautiful afternoon and there is a small playground for children and all kinds of nooks and crannies to investigate I had a wonderful treat from a food vender while I was there and a pottery market was set up in the parking area.

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Iwakuni, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2014

The shrine itself is worth a visit in its own right, but it is truly spectacular from mid-February until early-march when the plum blossoms are in full bloom. There is a small playground behind the shrine and several shops and restaurants near the entrance of the shrine. You can also purchase food to feed the pigeons by the pavilion that... More 

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