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Kabushima Shrine

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Address: 56-2 Same Samemachi, Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 178-34-2730

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Kabushima Shrine -- mecca for seagulls!

Great scenic bayside stopping place in Hachinohe for admiring and, especially, listening to, seagulls: they own this place! For that reason, and regardless of the weather, you may... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2014
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Aomori, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Kabushima (it isn't actually an island as it is connected to the land is home to Hachinohe's famous black tailed sea gulls AKA umi neko. There is a shrine at the top with a small souvenir shop. The number of seagulls is an incredible sight and endearingly Japanese. Just remember to take an umbrella with you!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Great scenic bayside stopping place in Hachinohe for admiring and, especially, listening to, seagulls: they own this place! For that reason, and regardless of the weather, you may want to carry an umbrella with you. Just sayin'...

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