Sacred shrine at the
heart of Kobe
Ikuta Shrine (生田神社)0
Why locals love it
The Ikuta shrine sites right in the middle of busy Sannomiya. Local people occasionally visit this shrine to pray and celebrate their life events like coming of age day and weddings. The deity enshrined here is especially famous for making positive connections among people, so many people come and make wish for successful wedding or businesses.
Why you should visit it
Even it sits in a busy area in Sannomiya, you will find the place sacred and quiet thanks to these plants surrounding the shrine. It's like an oasis and will make you feel refreshed.
If you are lucky you may see kimono clad local people visiting the shrine for ceremonies.