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Keta Wakamiya Shrine

気多若宮神社

One of Gifu's most celebrated shrines is the majestic Keta Wakamiya Shrine which is also known as Sugimoto-sama to locals.

Keta Wakamiya Shrine is one of the shrines involved in the legendary Furukawa Festival which is one of the three main "naked festivals" in Japan and has been inscribed since 2016 on UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage List as one of the 33 "Yama, Hoko, Yatai, Float Festivals in Japan."

Beautiful, tranquil and spiritual, this shrine is a peaceful oasis of calm and well worth when you find yourself visiting Hida City.  In recent years, it has been considered an inspiration for some of the locations seen in the anime movie, Your Name.

Essential Information

Access

Thirteen minute walk to the north-east of Hida-Furukawa Station.

Location & Surroundings

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