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Nemichi Shrine, Seki

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Religious Site · Landmark
Nemichi Shire (根道神社, Nemichi jinja) is a Japanese Shinto shrine located in the city of Seki, Gifu Prefecture. Nemichi Shine has become famous for its koi pond, which has been compared to the Water Lilies paintings of Claude Monet.
The shrine claims to have been founded in the mid-9th century, but no reliable historical records exist before the early Edo period.

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  • Recently a nameless pond becomes a popular tourist site known as Monet's Pond. Above this beautiful pond, there is a local shrine almost ignored by most of the tourists visiting the pond. Just climb.....  more »
  • There's a pond in Seki city whose name is an unnamed pond. It was just a reservoir but it is now called Monet's pond, having been named after its beauty like the picture "Water lilies" drawn by...  more »
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  • 岐阜県の山間にある小さな神社⛩️ 一般には、殆んど地元の人しか来ないような小さな神社ですが、 今までこんなにたくさんの方がお詣りくださったことは無いのではないかと思う。 今では何かの縁で、溢れんばかりの人と池の様子を誇らしげに眺めて、賑やかになってさぞ喜んでいらっしゃることとおもいます。
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