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草津にきたご挨拶に立ち寄りました。地元の方たちが集まって掃除したり整備をされていて小さな神社でしたが手入れの行き届いたきれいな神社でした。上皇陛下ご夫妻10年連続来村感謝の碑もありました。夏場は虫除けスプレー必須です。 more »I stopped by to say hello to Kusatsu. It was a beautiful shrine that was well maintained though it was a small shrine that local people gathered, was cleaned, and maintained. There was also a monument of appreciation to the village for the 10th consecutive year. Insect repellent spray is mandatory in summer.
ご主人が白根神社さんの氏子さんだそうです。畳のお座敷で、お蕎麦やうどん、丼もの、セットもありました。 more »The husband seems to be Shirane shrine, parishioner's. In tatami mats, Soba, Udon, donburi, and set.
It is a shrine that enshrines the Japanese taketo, which is said to have discovered Kusatsu Onsen. Unlike the light Fountain temple which can be seen well from the Yubatake, this place is deserted or because only the people who know do not visit. Because it is on the hill overlooking Kusatsu Onsen, the view is good, but the shrine is mediocre and there is not even a person's sign in declared. The rooms were clean and the staff were very nice.
It is a shrine which is about ten minutes or less to walk in the northwest direction from the Yubatake. It is a very small shrine, but you can take water. I did not go in the approach of the steep stairs (and the wrong way) I went from the other side, please follow both roots in the return trip by all means. Every year, on July 16 and 17, there are festivals, and there are ten shrines, and at night they gather in the hot fields. By the way, it seems that the mikoshi of the Shirane shrine is only 17 days. It happened to be the 16th day that I visited, so I was in the middle of a mikoshi gathering at Shirane Shrine. I think that it is a very good shrine to the person who takes water because it is possible to also have the divine water. When I visited the place of the God water, I was able to have you put water in the empty plastic bottle purposely. It is a shrine that is not glamorous, but because it is a relieved shrine, when you come to Kusatsu Onsen, please visit by all means.
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