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Oiwa Shrine御岩神社

Shrine

This shrine in Hitachi City, Ibaraki is located on the side of the ancient Hitachi Province sacred mountain Mt. Oiwa and has recently become popular as a spiritual hot spot. While the details of its foundation are unclear it is said that Mt. Oiwa was the birthplace of ancient faiths and that generations of lords of the Mito clan would visit the shrine to pray. It is famous for being a shrine rich in Shinto and Buddhism with 188 gods enshrined throughout the mountain, including the Tangible Cultural Property of the Dainichi Nyorai Statue and the Amida Nyorai Statue. You will also find growing on the grounds a three trunked cedar estimated at over 500-years-old, which has been designated a Prefectural National Treasure.

place

Ibaraki Pref. Hitachishi Irishikenchou 752 (Hitachi / Okukuji / Kita-IbarakiArea)

place

9:00-17:00

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Address
Ibaraki Pref. Hitachishi Irishikenchou 752 [ map ]
Area
Hitachi / Okukuji / Kita-IbarakiArea
Hours
9:00-17:00
Closed
open everyday (In case of bad weather such as typhoon and snow cover, visits may be canceled)
Parking Lot
Available(150spaces)
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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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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