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Amanoyasu Kawara

Iwato, Takachiho-cho, Nishiusuki-gun 882-1621, Miyazaki Prefecture
+81 982-74-8239
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Amazing!!

I was grew up and lived in Japan so long.... but I visited there first time in my life.It is... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Mayumi Y
The history, folktale and creativity!

Decided that I needed to see this place first hand after seeing an article in a magazine featuring... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Sterling E
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  • Average7%
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Iwato, Takachiho-cho, Nishiusuki-gun 882-1621, Miyazaki Prefecture
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

I was grew up and lived in Japan so long.... but I visited there first time in my life.It is spiritual place and different atmosphere.You'll find different when you get there. If you visit Takachiho, don't miss it!

Thank Mayumi Y
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Decided that I needed to see this place first hand after seeing an article in a magazine featuring the stacks of stones. It did not disappoint! Everything from the tale of Amaterasu hiding here to the creativity of people to stack stones and rocks for...More

Thank Sterling E
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This is a very impressive place to visit, very different from temples you see around Japan. You can really feel the ancient history when you visit this cave.

Thank L123V
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

It was around 5pm already when we got here, air is so fresh like any other place around the area. Just a small walk from the car park (10 mins?) to where the kawara is. Japanese stack little pieces of stones up for making wishes,...More

Thank d_trips66
Reviewed 31 July 2016

A unique shrine in that you have a beautiful river and unusal stacks of rocks. The shrine itself is in a cave. Definitely recommend to see since it's unsual!

1  Thank jumpingjewels
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Beautiful nature hike to the shrine. Lots of water and nice setting for taking picture along the way.

1  Thank lsuryoutom
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

When I visited there the first time. I experienced goose bumps. I felt something spiritual. Different atmosphere. Am I so sensitive? You'll find when you get there. If you visit Takachiho, don't miss it!

1  Thank deo1214
Reviewed 30 March 2016

There’s a pleasant 15-min walk to the shrine, and once you got there, you will be amazed by its uniqueness and ambience! The shrine is small but the dramatic setting can be quite mesmerizing. Around the shrine, extending all the way to the river, there...More

1  Thank Irene I
Reviewed 2 March 2016

It is a small shrine, but really worth to visit. You need to walk downhill for about 15 mins, the view is nice. As the shrine is in the cave, it is a bit dark. So try to go there earlier with the sunlight. The...More

1  Thank karenjojo
Reviewed 27 February 2016

I am usually skeptical when I hear the word “magical” used to describe a site. But Amano Yasukawara is indeed magical. The anticipation of arriving at the cave, while walking along the stream, is heightened as you come across first one stack of small stones,...More

2  Thank hfot2
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