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Shirayama-Hime Shrine

The head shrine of more than 3000 Shirayama shrines in Japan, this shrine is dedicated to the sacred Mt. Hakusan as the mountain of faith. The locals are exceptionally familiar with the shrine and have been calling it "Shirayama-san". Following the long flights of stone steps, you will then enter the trail with 1000-year-old cedar tress and Hiba Arborvitals on its sidewalks, giving out a solemn feel to the whole precinct of the shrine. Within the precinct there is a treasure hall that contains many items including designated important cultural assets. Dedicated to the Shirayama Hime Daijin, it is said to give good fortune especially to those asking for a good harvest, a good relationship and good future in business/occupation.

Address

105 Sannomiya-machi, Hakusan-shi, 920-2114

Telephone

+81-(0)761-92-0680

Fax

+81-(0)761-93-0933

Fee

Treasure Hall: 300 JPY (Free entry for High School Students and below)

Hours

9:00 - 16:00 (Apr. - Oct.), 9:30 - 15:30 (Nov.)

Closings

December - March

Access

10 minute walking distance from Hokuriku Railway "Kaga Ichinomiya" Station; Or take the Torigoe line or Shiramine line of the Kaga Hakusan Bus from JR Kanazawa Station East Exit, get off at "Kaga Ichinomiya" Bus Stop and walk for 10 minutes.

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