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Namura-jinja Shrine

The large, holy forest in the center of the town is the location of the Namura-jinja Shrine, a National Treasure. Much of the shrine is designated as National Treasures or Important Cultural Properties. During the New Year's Eve celebrations free amazake, a sweet drink made with fermented rice, is given to all worshippers through to the morning of the New Year, and the shrine always experiences a throng of visitors.

Address 467 Ayado, Ryuo Town, Gamogun, Shiga
Opening Hours 9:00 - 17:00
Inquiries +81-748-57-0160
Access Public transportation
JR Biwako Line Omi-Hachiman Station 20 min. by bus
15 min. on foot after alighting at the "Kawamori" bus stop

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