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Wintersweets at Raiden Shrine

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Raiden Shrine (雷電神社のロウバイ) is one of the oldest shrines in Gunma Prefecture. It is known as one of the great Wintersweets, Robai in Japanese, spots. There are about 200 Robai trees in this shrine. Robai is a beautiful yellow flower with a nice smell. It is very few flowers that you can enjoy in winter.

Visitor's Info.
There are parking and restroom.

Access
0. at Maebashi Station.
1. use JR Ryomo Line to Isezaki Station.
2. use Tobu Isezaki Line to Tatebayashi Station.
3. use a local bus to Itakurachoyakubairiguchi.
4. walk 15min.


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Wintersweets at Raiden Shrine
Raiden Shrine is one of the oldest shrine located in Itakura, Gunma prefecture. It was established in 598 and enshrines the gods of thunder. It was highly respected by Shogun Tokugawa Tsunayoshi. The main shrine was constructed in 1835 and has great carving art.