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Morioka Hachimangu

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beautiful shrine

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

Reviewed May 20, 2016
Seven W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Nice and peaceful in winter

I often find the charm of a shrine can be lost when it is too packed with tourists, so visiting... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2016
Simone R
Melbourne, Australia
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13-1 Hachimancho, Morioka 020-0872, Iwate Prefecture
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Reviewed November 9, 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...

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed May 20, 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

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed February 4, 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

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Simone R
Reviewed December 10, 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

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank Mia K
Reviewed April 1, 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.

Date of experience: March 2014
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