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Koshikiiwa Shrine, Nishinomiya

#5 of 37 in Historic Sites in Nishinomiya
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Koshikiiwa Jinja (越木岩神社, Koshikiiwa-jinja) is a Shinto shrine in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo, Japan. The other name of this shrine is Ebisu Daijingū. The focus of this shrine is a megalith called 'Koshiki-iwa', literally, 'Rice Steamer Rock', because ancient Japanese thought the shape resembled a traditional rice steamer. The height of the megalith is 10 metres with a circumference of 40 metres.

The grounds of this shrine also include an outdoor sumo dohyo and a stage, possibly used for kagura.
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  • This is your normal local shrine. It is well kept and has a great relaxing cool atmosphere about it. A walk up there from Hankyu Kurakoen station is nice and you have good hiking trails further on...  more »
  • I was interested in seeing the ancient rocks at this shrine and I wasn't disappointed. Impressive to look at and walk around. There are two major sacred rocks to see. One behind the shrine and one at....  more »
  • You can seal it. There is an original red Seal book. There are two kinds of parking spaces in the precincts. It was sold by the request of the Shukugawa Academy about 50 years ago (the preservation of the Ban'etsu seat and saying that it considers the ISE Jingu spread centrally place) though there was a company Conglin on the northeast side of the main enshrined leech child Oogami Shrine and the region was jointly owned. Shukugawa-Gakuin has built a Shukugawa junior college in consideration of Ban'etsu. In other words, the building was not built in the position to block between the spread centrally and Ise Jingu, not only to preserve the Ban'etsu. However, Shukugawa Gakuin has sold the land to a real estate agent to relocate the junior college to Port Island in management trouble due to the failure of the asset management later. The real estate agent is trying to destroy the Ban'etsu za in the building of the apartment house, and to construct the building in the position in the direction of Ise Jingu in the spread centrally place, and the shrine side is encouraging the preservation of the Ban'etsu za etc. Therefore, the trader is rejecting all requests, etc. to submit the signature to the real estate agent. By the way, the trader founded
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  • We pray for your red seal. Although it is in the place that climbed a fine slope, it is convenient that there is a parking lot near the main shrine when I go the circumference of the precincts west Side from the Torii in the south. The precincts are wide and you can walk around the Koshiki rock of the sacred body in the back of the main shrine, but it is recommended to visit on the day when the weather is good.
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