The impressive wooden architecture of Yohashira Shrine provides shelter to numerous worshippers and tourists on the way to Matsumoto Castle. This small, well-kept Shinto shrine, surrounded by the main shopping area in town, offers access via a picturesque stone bridge and features numerous strange stone sculptures, such as sword-wielding warrior frog deities and guardian lions keeping watch over the area. You can see flute-playing worshippers or buy colorful souvenirs and charms. For Yohashira Shrine and beyond, use our Matsumoto day trip site to get the most from your Matsumoto vacation.
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長野県松本市大手に鎮座する神社。 素敵な雰囲気の縄手通り商店街がこの神社の前で一旦途切れ、入口の大鳥居がありました。かなり巨大で立派な鳥居です。大きすぎて正面から鳥居を写真に写せないほどです。 鳥居の真正面には見事な社殿が見えます。 天之御中主神、高皇産霊神、神皇産霊神、天照大神の四柱を祀ることから四柱神社だそうです。 歴史的には明治になってからの創建ですが実に荘厳な社殿でした。 境内社の恵比寿神... more »This shrine is enshrined at a major company in Matsumoto City, Nagano Prefecture. The wonderful atmosphere of The Nawate-dori shopping street was cut off in front of this shrine, and there was a large torii gate at the entrance. It is a fairly huge and splendid torii. It's too big to take a picture of the torii from the front. You can see the splendid shrine in front of the torii gate. It is said that it is a four-poster shrine because it enshrines the four pillars of Tenno-gochu-jin, Koko-san Reijin, Shin-ko-san Reigami, and Amaterasu-Okami. Historically, it was built in the Meiji era, but it was a very solemn shrine. It was wonderful of Ebisu Shrine of the precinct company and the neighboring Matsumoto City Invitation Hall.
社名の由来は四体の神様を祀っていることから。 社務所の前には縁結びの松がある。 松が根の部分から2つ伸び、繋がっている珍しい姿。 で、縁結びの松。 観光客でにぎわう縄手通りに面していて、ぶらりと入りやすい。 more »The origin of the company name is that it enshrines four gods. There is a pine tree of the marriage in front of the office. It is a rare figure that two pines extend from the root part and are connected. In, the pine of the marriage. It faces the tourist-friendly Nawate Street and is easy to get into.
Beautiful and peace. Even it is the night view, the place is still magnificent. There is no danger. We can walk around at night. Love this place.
A very nice shrine in the city and certainly worth a visit.
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