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Such a peaceful spot!

This is a very old shrine around 200 years in fact. The gardens are beautiful and so lovely to walk... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2017
Mon55
,
Brisbane, Australia
Hidden gem

Found this lovely shrine after another traveller had recommended it. We would never have found it... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2016
Peter W
,
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Nov 30, 2017
“Such a peaceful spot!”
Aug 28, 2016
“Hidden gem”
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2-7-18 Yasukata, Aomori 030-0803, Aomori Prefecture
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Reviewed November 30, 2017

This is a very old shrine around 200 years in fact. The gardens are beautiful and so lovely to walk through. It is a buddhist shrine and while there we were asked to enter the shrine. Once inside a Priest came out and explained that...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Mon55
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Found this lovely shrine after another traveller had recommended it. We would never have found it otherwise as it is hidden behind Main Street. Beautiful Buddhist shrine and lovely gardens. Only reason 4 star and not 5 is that there was work going on that...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Peter W
Reviewed May 11, 2014

We stumbled upon Utou jinja while we were exploring Aomori. There was still some late blooming cherry blossom on display and the short walk through the grounds was delightful in the spring sunshine of May. The shrine is quite small, but has a river running...More

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank Jan H
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