Kasama Inari Shrine

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Kasama Inari Jinja (Photo: toyohara / CC BY-NC 2.0)

Kasama Inari Shrine (笠間稲荷神社) is one of the three largest Inari Okami shrines in Japan, having been awarded the ancient court rank of Senior First Grade. According to legends associated with the shrine, it was founded in 651 during the reign of Emperor Kotoku, indicating a history extending over some thirteen centuries. [Wikipedia]

Overview

Address

1 Kasama, Kasama City, Ibaraki, Japan 309-1611 (Directions)

Hours

6:00 - 18:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 6:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 6:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 6:00 - 18:00
Thursday 6:00 - 18:00
Friday 6:00 - 18:00
Saturday 6:00 - 18:00
Sunday 6:00 - 18:00
Holidays 6:00 - 18:00

Price

Free entry

Phone Number

0296-73-0001

Website

http://www.kasama.or.jp/english/index.html

General Amenities

  • Free parking

Access

20 minute walk from JR Kasama Station (Mito Line)

15 minute drive from the Kitakanto Expressway (when exiting at Kasama West IC or Tomobe IC)

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