Kotohira shrine

Kotohira-gū is a Shinto shrine in the town of in , Japan. This shrine is patron of sea ship transport and sailor. Located at 521 metres halfway to the top of Mount Zōzu, the shrine stands at the end of a long path, with 785 steps to the main shrine and a total of 1368 steps to the inner shrine.

Notable Places in the Area

is situated 780 metres northwest of Kotohira shrine. Photo: Dokudami, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is situated 1 km west of Kotohira shrine. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Railway station
Station is a railway station on the Kotohira Line in , . is situated 1¼ km northeast of Kotohira shrine. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Railway stop
is a railway station in , , , . is situated 1½ km northeast of Kotohira shrine. Photo: Kansai-good, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a town located in , , . Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Zentsūji is a city located in , . Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

is a town located in , , . is situated 8 km east of Kotohira shrine. Photo: Reggaeman, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Kotohira shrine

34.184° or 34° 11' 2.5" north
133.8094° or 133° 48' 33.8" east
Open Location Code
234 metres (768 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 139583694
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Kotohira-gū
  • Catalan: Kotohira-gū
  • Chinese: 金刀比罗宫
  • Chinese: 金刀比羅宮
  • Dutch: Kotohira-gū
  • English: Konpira-san
  • English: Konpira Shrine
  • English: Kotohira-gū
  • English: Kotohira Shrine
  • French: Kotohira-gū
  • German: Kotohira-Schrein
  • German: Kotohira-gu
  • German: Kotohira-gū
  • Japanese: Kotohiragū
  • Japanese: ことひらぐう
  • Japanese: こんぴらさん
  • Japanese: 琴平宮
  • Japanese: 金刀比羅宮
  • Japanese: 金毘羅宮
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Kotohira-gū
  • Spanish: Kotohira-gu
  • Kompira-dai-gongen
  • Kompirasan
  • Konpira-dai-gongen
  • Konpirasan
  • 琴平神社

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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Kotohira shrine. See this page's contributions. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.