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This is a great place to visit, if not for the shrines, for the views of the city and bay. There are many eagles fishing too, so as animal lovers we really enjoyed it. For those worried about climbing the hill there are escalators you...More
The main and the first part of Enoshima Shrine.
The best part for me is the Benten statue.
It's rare to see a goddess statue with her breast visible. Healthy.
You can climb up some tens of steep steps or an escalator for nominal fee.
The shrine is made up of three separate shrines. It is possible to visit all three and photo them from the outside without paying the ¥150 to enter the octagonal shrine housing the revered and famous statue of Benzaiten. Photography is not allowed inside the...More
This shrine is dedicated to Benzaiten, who is the goddess of everything that flows (water, music, words, knowledge, etc). Legend is that Benzaiten created the island to punish a dragon that was terrorizing nearby villagers. The dragon fell in love with Benzaiten and turned himself...More