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Inaba Shrine, Gifu

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Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Inaba Shrine (伊奈波神社, Inaba Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located at the base of Mount Kinka in Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Originally, its name was written 稲葉神社, which is pronounced the same way. It is the main shrine that is celebrated by the city of Gifu in its annual Gifu Festival on the first Saturday of each April. Because of its size, it is a popular spot for hatsumōde and Shichi-Go-San.

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  • Inaba Shrine is maybe one of the most important Shinto shrines in Gifu. I didn’t expect that it was so large. To arrive in the main building, you have to climb a long stairway, but after all it is...  more »
  • This year my son and I braved the cold and sleepiness to countdown to 2017 at this Shrine,incidentally just minutes from our apartment !(I know it's not a word!) Very" japaneseque" I'm not the...  more »
  • A very beautiful shrine. It’s like visiting Kyoto or Nara. Well worth the visit. I’ll be coming back again in the fall. There are lots of maples.
  • Very beautiful place!
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