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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...
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
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
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