Rokko Yahata Shrine

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Rokko Yahata Shrine (六甲八幡神社, Rokkō Yahata-jinja)
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Haiden, September 2008
Rokko Yahata Shrine (六甲八幡神社, Rokkō Yahata-jinja) is located in Japan
Rokko Yahata Shrine (六甲八幡神社, Rokkō Yahata-jinja)
Rokko Yahata Shrine (六甲八幡神社, Rokkō Yahata-jinja)
Location within Japan
Coordinates 34°43′09″N 135°14′06″E / 34.7193°N 135.2350°E / 34.7193; 135.2350Coordinates: 34°43′09″N 135°14′06″E / 34.7193°N 135.2350°E / 34.7193; 135.2350
Shinto torii icon vermillion.svg Glossary of Shinto

Rokko Yahata Shrine (六甲八幡神社, Rokkō Yahata-jinja) is a Japanese Shinto shrine near Hankyu Rokko Station in Nada-ku, Kobe. It is one of the biggest shrines in western Kobe along with the Sumiyoshi Shrine. It holds events on New Year's Day, the yakujin festival, setsubun and Shichi-Go-San. The big red torii gate at the entrance to the shopping mall is very large. It is at least 110 years old.

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