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Iwakiyama Shrine

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Address: 27 Haykuzawa, Hirosaki 036-1343, Aomori Prefecture
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"A festival from the twenty-eighth day of the seventh month to the first day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar at Iwakiyama Jinja in Iwaki Township, Tsugaru-gun, Aomori... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2016
Aomori, Japan

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Tokyo, Japan
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This shrine should be far better to visit in spring. Bus from the Hirosaki station is not very frequent and the shrine closes @4 pm according to the tourist information. If you just pray and explore a bit, whole stay needs 40mins probably. Hope to visit again in a warm season.

Thank Ketti22
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Visiting Iwakiyma Shrine was a beautiful experience. I was here in 2008. Please keep in mind, that things may have changed since then.

Thank princesa82
Aomori, Japan
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 June 2016

"A festival from the twenty-eighth day of the seventh month to the first day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar at Iwakiyama Jinja in Iwaki Township, Tsugaru-gun, Aomori Prefecture. In thanksgiving for the autumn harvest, groups from every area of Tsugaru gather to worship, carrying large banners and sacred paper streamers. During the middle of the night young... More 

Thank Ramen666
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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220 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We walked from the entrance to the shrine. It has many trees and of course a lovely view of Mt. Iwaki.

Thank jo k
Aomori, Japan
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311 reviews
140 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

overall rating: 3-3/4 stars Visitors to Hirosaki should make a point to travel Rt. 3 through scenic apple orchards up towards Dake Onsen and majestic Mt. Iwaki. In doing so, it is well worth paying a visit to Iwakiyama Jinja (shrine). The buildings at Iwakiyama Jinja are old, handsome, and beautifully situated on the Iwakiyama slope. The broad path of... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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195 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We came upon this shrine as part of our tour of Hirosaki Park, on our way out of the park. It was slightly different from the other Shinto shrines we have seen along the way in terms of its colour and simplicity.

Thank Cynthia L

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