Futarasan Shrine

Sightseeing information about Futarasan Shrine in Japan.

World Heritage: Futarasan Shrine4.6

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This shrine adjacent to Toshogu is dedicated to two nearby mountains, Nantai-san ('Male Body Mountain') and Nyoho-san ('Female Peak Mountain'). The path between Toshogu and Futarasan Shrine, lined with cypress trees, is considered a power spot where you can experience positive energy. The energy is supposedly flowing from Toshogu to this shrine, so it is advised to visit these two spots in this order.

The shrine's precincts are full of lucky charms - bamboo grass associated with matters of the heart, round rock bestowing longevity, and loop throwing to improve your luck. There is a sacred spot where you can scoop spring water, which is for drinking or rinsing your accessories to absorb the sacred power. Also, search for the place with a sign 'Takaamahara', because it is the most energetic spot in Nikko.

PurposeFestivals,elderly,spiritual places,world heritage,nature,shrine/temple,art,autumn foliage,sightseeing
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5.03 months ago

The cedar trees in the back really bring a calming atmosphere to this place. It has some very old temples, even before Edo.

5.03 months ago

It is a wonderful shrine in Nikko. I want to come to this shrine again

4.03 months ago

Nice visit, quite cheap, took about 20-30mins

4.07 months ago

Very delicious food, very nice and friendly service. One star less for discrimination of men. A man can't wear a pullover or cardigan, has to wear jacket, same time a lot of ladies were wearing cardigan or pullover.

5.07 months ago

Lovely...amazing history, culture, art. Must visit!

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