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Haritsuna Jinja Shrine針綱神社


This shrine located in Inuyama City is the sochinju (the center place to pray for local gods) for the Nobi area, and is believed to be the guardian deity of Inuyama Castle. Since Oda Nobunaga’s uncle, Oda Nobuyasu, donated a hand-carved statue of a dog and made prayers for easy childbirth and longevity, it is widely known as a place to ask blessings for conception of children, easy childbirth and longevity. Every year in April the famous Inuyama Festival is held, and is especially beautiful when the cherry blossoms are fully open and there is a parade at night of floats moving around by the light of paper lanterns, making for a dazzling sight.

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place Aichi Pref. Inuyamashi Inuyama Kitakoken 65-1
phone 0568610180

Review of Haritsuna Shrine

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Reviewed:2017/01/03 Visit here on your way up to the castle.
A long, very steep, flight of (new) steps takes you to the shrine and gets you get closer to the castle at the top.

The Noh stage at the shrine was quite attractive as was the stone bridge.

Reviewed:2016/02/18 Must see in Inyuyama
One of the shirnes on the way to Inyuyama castle. Small and quaint and quiet, famous for various amulets (e.g. safe delivery of baby, good business).
Reviewed:2015/09/28 Superb old shrine
On the way to Inuyama Castle, you may see this old shrine. The appearance looks great! They say that the deity of this shrine is famous with child related. Pregnant women visit here for safely...



Aichi Pref. Inuyamashi Inuyama Kitakoken 65-1 [map]



[Worship] Open 24 hours
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Available 60spaces

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          Aichi Main Areas


          Aichi is a prefecture of great natural beauty with Nagoya city at its heart, a busy hub home to a labyrinth of underground shops and the 17th-century Nagoya Castle. Castles are easy to find in this history-rich prefecture, but the highlight for history buffs has to be the Museum Meiji-mura, where preserved buildings from the turn of the 20th century are displayed in all their grandeur in an outdoor museum.

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