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Last updated: December 21, 2020
Pray to a giant, luck-bringing statue
Nakanotake-jinja Shrine, located at the foot of Mt. Myogi, is known for its 20-meter tall statue of Daikoku, a deity of wealth and luck. The 8.5-ton figure, which clutches a sword, is considered a rare depiction of the deity, who typically holds a mallet.
People come to the temple to pray to ward off disease, misfortune, and evil spirits while welcoming in good fortune.
1248 Oaza Osaka, Shimonita, Kanra District ( Map)
About 25 minutes by taxi from Isobe Station
About 15 minutes by car from Matsuida-Myogi IC of Joshin-Etsu Expressway
Free, 500 cars
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