Gokoku Shrine, Himeji

Gokoku Shrine, Himeji - Address, Phone Number

Address: 118 Honmachi, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture 670-0012, Japan

Phone: +81-792240896

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 05:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Gokoku Shrine, Himeji

The name of the shrine literally means ‘Shrines for the protection of the nation’ which means a shrine dedicated to the individuals who died in the national wars. There are basically two kinds of Shrine, one that is saved for certain personalities like ministers and others that are not designated. Himeji Yasukuni Shrine is a non-designated one open to both visitors and foreigners. It is a mere 5 minutes distance from Himeji castle and offers a quiet and tranquil surrounding to its visitors. Many of them are also nature lovers who come with the camera to capture its beauty in it. A simple stroll across its compound and a little praying session in front of the local is enough to calm anyone and fill them with peace.

Gokoku Shrine Ticket Prices

  • Free Entry

Gokoku Shrine Opening and Closing Hours

  • Prayer hours- Between 9 am - 4 pm.

How To reach Gokoku Shrine by Public Transport

  • Bus Station- Himejiyubinkyokumae (Loop Bus Stop)

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  • (17/12/07) 御朱印をいただきました。 (17/03/23) 御朱印をいただきました。 御祭神  戊辰の役以降国難に殉ぜられた兵庫県西部地域出身者の御霊5万余柱命 主な祭日  春季慰霊祭:5月5日 秋季慰霊祭:11月2日 姫路城のすぐ隣にある神社です。 神姫バスの姫路城ループバス 1日乗車券  神姫バス姫路駅前案内所にて  大人 300円 / 小人 150円です。 有料駐車場があります。

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  • たまたま姫路城の帰りに、寄った神社 ちょうど8月15日の正午 戦没された方々を祀ってあるらしく 黙祷の後自衛隊の方々のラッパの奉納 初めて生ラッパ聞けて感動しました。 しっかりお参りして来ました

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  • 警察官を始め国のために殉職したかたが祀られている。日本の平和を築いた英霊に感謝。

  • 姫路城の敷地内にあっても、厳かで静かです。

  • 人も少なく落ち着いていて、お参りしやすい。 40年位前に、両親が結婚式を挙げ良かったらしい。

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