Aso Shrine

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Aso Shrine
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Aso Shrine is a Shinto Shrine in Aso, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. Aso is one of the oldest shrines in Japan. This shrine holds several Important Cultural Properties, including Ichi-no-shinden, Ni-no-shinden, and Rōmon. The Aso Shrine was heavily damaged in the 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes. [Wikipedia]



3083-1 Ichinomiyamachi Miyaji, Aso, Kumamoto 869-2612 (Map) (Directions)


9:00 - 17:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 9:00 - 17:00
Thursday 9:00 - 17:00
Friday 9:00 - 17:00
Saturday 9:00 - 17:00
Sunday 9:00 - 17:00
Holidays 9:00 - 17:00

Phone Number



General Amenities

  • Prayer rooms
  • Information Counter
  • Restroom
  • Free parking
  • Paid parking


Aso Shrine can be reached by bus from the main Aso station, or by taking the local train line JR Hoji) to Miyaji station and walking 10 minutes to the north. There is also a parking lot available in front of the shrine.

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