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Oarai Isosaki Jinja大洗磯前神社


The Oarai Isosaki Jinja is a shrine in Oarai Town, Higashiibaraki County, Ibaraki Prefecture, that venerates Ohonamuchi-no-mikoto and Sukunahikona-no-mikoto. The worship hall for the presiding god—a protector of domestic safety and safe naval passage—demonstrates the architectural style of early Edo period, and has been designated a prefectural cultural property. Also, the Kamiiso torii gate praised by Mitsukuni Tokugawa is first among big torii in the Kanto region, and is set on rocks in the sea, for a great view during sunrise and sunset. Shrine worship deals with the ocean, so the Oarai Sea Museum is located nearby.

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place Ibaraki Pref. Higashibarakigunoaraimachi Isohamachou 6890
phone 0292672637

Review of Oarai Isosaki Shrine

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Reviewed:2018/08/05 Sunset!
We love the place because so mysterious especially sunset time is so nice!
Just be careful when you climbt hose rocks.
Reviewed:2018/03/27 Unfortunately I could not see the sunrise at Kamiiso-no-torii gate with all the thick clouds.
I woke up early to visit Kamiiso no torii, literally the torii gate by the shore of the Gods. This has become a particularly famous picture spot in Ooarai to view the torii gate at sunrise. This is...
Reviewed:2017/10/24 Timing is Everything
Sacrificing precious sleeps and braving cold strong wind & slight drizzles for two mornings. I went away disappointed as the Sun never showed its face due to the thick heavy clouds. Timing is...



Ibaraki Pref. Higashibarakigunoaraimachi Isohamachou 6890 [map]



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Just a stone's throw from Tokyo, Ibaraki is a coastal prefecture that has mastered juxtapositions, where old shrines meet new scientific discoveries and traditional gardens are frequented by the inventors of some of the newest technology. Head to Mito City's Kairakuenーone of Japan's Three Great Gardensーin spring to experience the cellestial blooming of fantastic cherry blossoms at the annual sakura festival.

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