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Morioka Hachimangu

13-1 Hachimancho, Morioka 020-0872, Iwate Prefecture
+81 19-652-5211
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Wonderful Shinto Shrine

A very friendly Shrine where everyone feels welcome, even when it is very crowded. Enjoy a... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
rogermann64
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Morioka, Japan
beautiful shrine

The shrine is a bit away from JR Morioka Station (15020min bus ride). We rode a bicycle. The shrine... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
Seven W
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good55%
  • Average24%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
9 Nov 2017
“Wonderful Shinto Shrine”
20 May 2016
“beautiful shrine”
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13-1 Hachimancho, Morioka 020-0872, Iwate Prefecture
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+81 19-652-5211
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

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 for good future...

Thank rogermann64
Reviewed 21 May 2016

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 going to the main shrine, stop by the area where old...More

1  Thank Seven W
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

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 particularly striking about the shrine other than its...More

Thank Simone R
Reviewed 10 December 2014

It was full with culture and a beautiful view of the main street in Morioka City. I got to ring the traditional ceremony bells and watch the correct way of making prayer. They also have "good luck" charms for everything, called Omamori. They have one...More

Thank Mia K
Reviewed 1 April 2014 via mobile

The shrine used to be considered City Hall so the main street in the city of Morioka leads right up to the front of the shrine, allowing you to stand at the top of the steps and view the entire city.

1  Thank Misbossy214
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