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Morioka Hachimangu Shrine盛岡八幡宮

Shrine

Morioka Hachimangu Shrine was built in 1680 by the 29th feudal lord Shigenobu Nambu. The god enshrined here has been revered by the locals since ancient times as the god for the roots of human life which include farming, industry, commerce, learning and the other basics of life. Many people know about the various festivals held throughout the year including the Dashi-gyoji (float) Festival and Yabusame Jinji (a horseback archery ritual).

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place Iwate Pref. Moriokashi Hachimanchou 13-1
phone 0196525211

Review of Morioka Hachimangu

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2017/11/09 Wonderful Shinto Shrine
A very friendly Shrine where everyone feels welcome, even when it is very crowded.
Enjoy a leisurely walk around the many buildings in and around the shrine, or visit the special shrine area to ask...
Reviewed:2016/05/21 beautiful shrine
The shrine is a bit away from JR Morioka Station (15020min bus ride). We rode a bicycle. The shrine is bigger than Sakurayama Shrine near Morioka castle and painted beautiful red and gold. Before...
Reviewed:2016/02/04 Nice and peaceful in winter
I often find the charm of a shrine can be lost when it is too packed with tourists, so visiting Morioka Hachimangu when just the locals were around was a nice change. There isn't much that is...

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Address

Iwate Pref. Moriokashi Hachimanchou 13-1 [map]

Phone

0196525211

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Access

    There is no Bus Stop nearby.
    There is no IC nearby.

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Iwate Main Areas

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A northern Tohoku prefecture promising peace and quiet, Iwate is sparsely populated, replacing people with snow-capped mountains, history-rich sites, and fields of crops that are to thank for the region's delicious local cuisine. Meander along the three-city Golden Route, where you'll visit the grand Buddhist temples of Hiraizumi and the Tono folk villages before tasting the three famed noodle dishes of Morioka.

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