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Nishinomiya Shrine, Nishinomiya

#1 of 37 in Historic Sites in Nishinomiya
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Make a wish at Nishinomiya Shrine, the chief Shinto shrine for the deity of good fortune and experience its gardens and carp pond. You will join over 1.5 million visitors who pray for the success of their business and safety of their families over New Year's Day. Some 6,000 of them also take part in the annual "lucky race" to the temple in search of good luck. This temple boasts some 3,500 subordinate Shinto shrines. The area is known for sake production; you may get a chance to sample some, as occasional sake festivals are held in the shrine. Arrange to visit Nishinomiya Shrine and other attractions in Nishinomiya using our Nishinomiya trip planner.
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  • I've been on the busiest night and the crowd is massive. It's all fun but might be a bit of a struggle for anyone with young children, the aged or infirm. Lots of colorful and interesting sights. I...  more »
  • Here is for a money luck spot that is very famous in Japan! Inside of Shirine, there is a “Chaya”= traditional and historical Japanese cafe. Amazake that is non-alcohol sake which taste is sweeten...  more »

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