Hikawa Shrine
Omiya: Shrine
Hikawa Shrine: Omiya
Omiya / Shrine

This major Shinto shrine was established in 473BC. It is located at the southern end of the massive Omiya Park, surrounded by a grove of Japanese elm trees.

Omiya-ku, Saitama City, Takahanacho 1-407.
5 minutes from Omiya-Koen station (Tobu Noda line); 15 minutes from Omiya station (JR)
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