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Minatogawa Shrine, Kobe

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Minatogawa Shrine (湊川神社, Minatogawa-jinja) is a Shinto shrine in Chūō-ku, Kobe, Japan, roughly on the site of the Battle of Minatogawa established in 1872.

The enshrined kami is the spirit of Masashige Kusunoki, a military commander. It is one of the Fifteen Shrines of the Kenmu Restoration.

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  • One of the first things that struck me about Minatogawa Shrine besides its beauty was how peaceful it is. There weren't a lot of tourists at the shrine and it was nice to walk around and enjoy the...  more »
  • This shrine is located about 100m from the JR Kobe Station. It has quite a grand entrance which is beautiful lit up at night, and is a nice a peaceful place to visit during the daytime. Inside can...  more »
  • Very nice shrine. Easy to access, near train and subway stations. A nice quiet place to take a break from the city.
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