Gokoku Shrine, Himeji

Currently Closed
  • Address: 118 Honmachi, Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture 670-0012, Japan
  • Timings: 05:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-792240896
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids
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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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Things to Know Before Visiting Gokoku Shrine

  • 88.25% of people who visit Himeji include Gokoku Shrine in their plan

  • 83.77% of people start their Gokoku Shrine visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Gokoku Shrine

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

83.06% of people prefer walking in order to reach Gokoku Shrine

People normally club together Himeji City Museum Of Art and Otemae Park while planning their visit to Gokoku Shrine.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Gokoku Shrine, Himeji Reviews

  • Worth visiting.

  • 姫路城の隣りに鎮座しています。非常に厳かで心が洗われます。 姫路城の喧噪の疲れを癒やしてくれます。

  • (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。

  • ㄹㅇ 개미워 여기서 오미스지 100엔짜리했는데 자연스럽게 거스름돈 안줘서 400엔 날림 와... 와... 신사에 오래있었는데 끝내 말안해줘서 4000원 날림 ㅠㅠㅜㅠ

  • 姫路城下、姫山の麓にご鎮座していることから「白鷺宮」とも親しまれている。

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