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Akihasan Hongu Akiha Shrine

Hamamatsu’s Top Hidden Gem

Donny Kimball
7 min readMay 15, 2022

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An Edo period (1603–1868) woodblock print painting of Akihasan Hongū Akiha Shrine

Today, we’ll be venturing back to Hamamatsu in Shizuoka Prefecture. Though this city is already somewhat of an off of the beaten path destination, the topic of this article is an even more obscure hidden gem (at least as far as inbound tourism to Japan is concerned). Known as Akihasan Hongu Akiha Shrine…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/