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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.


Ibaraki Pref. Higashibarakigunoaraimachi Isohamachou 6890 (Mito / Oarai / HitachinakaArea)

phone 0292672637


Review of Oarai Isosaki Shrine

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Reviewed:2019/09/04 FYI, its a small sized Torii
Unlike most Toriis thats made out of wood, this is made out of concrete it seems. I wouldnt say this is a must-visit location but it is definitely worthwhile to drive by if youre doing a road trip...
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...

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Ibaraki Pref. Higashibarakigunoaraimachi Isohamachou 6890 [ map ]
Mito / Oarai / HitachinakaArea
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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 - one of Japan's Three Great Gardens - in spring to experience the cellestial blooming of fantastic cherry blossoms at the annual sakura festival.

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