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Osaki Hachiman Shrine

4-6-1 Hachiman, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0871, Miyagi Prefecture
+81 22-234-3606
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View unexpectedly obstructed

Stop no. 12 on the Loople bus. I was quite excited on arrival as i have seen many beautiful... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2017
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
The Osaki Hachiman-gu Shrine

We drove to the Osaki Hachiman-gu Shrine in the northeastern section of the city of Sendai. Our... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2017
Vancouver, Canada
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4-6-1 Hachiman, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-0871, Miyagi Prefecture
+81 22-234-3606
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Stop no. 12 on the Loople bus. I was quite excited on arrival as i have seen many beautiful pictures of this place. However, the direct view of the colourful architecture of the main shrine was obstructed by a tent, which appears to be made...More

Thank HotEarth
Reviewed May 28, 2017

We drove to the Osaki Hachiman-gu Shrine in the northeastern section of the city of Sendai. Our rental car GPS took us correctly to the shrine’s parking lot behind the main shrine building. From there, it’s a five-minute walk to the main shrine building. Like...More

Thank Chuzaa
Reviewed December 11, 2016

This is a nice walk from the bus stop to the shrine. Enjoyed a good walk up the long staircase to the shrine and enjoyed the nature of beauty.

Thank Aomori
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

The temple was built by Date Masamune. It's a little bit far from the other touristic places. If you have time you can go, but don't expect a lot, it's seems like any other temple.

Thank Renata T
Reviewed May 5, 2016

Probably the most impressive thing about this shrine is the Tori you seen in the Trip Advisor picture. You can see this from the street. After that, you climb up a long set of stairs and down a rather long walkway to a rather average...More

Thank CoolCouple99
Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

This shrine is a listed by the city as historical building! The have a video to show how the restoration was meticulously done. Worth watching if not is rush. If you are on the Loople Bus you can swap at the info center on the...More

1  Thank MinaLim_KUL
Reviewed January 16, 2016

The shrine is most busy during New year's eve (midnight) and January 1st. But I would suggest going on Jan. 14 to see many youth and company employees run around halfnaked despite the cold. There are many food stalls everywhere too. It's a must see...More

Thank Daiflu
Reviewed August 15, 2015

Black Shrine – God of War This shrine was ordered by Date Masamune for the God of War. It is well preserved, painted in black. This is a stop on the Loople Bus so is very easy to get to. One of 3 most visited...More

1  Thank DYA717
Reviewed April 19, 2014

One of the oldest and most recognizable shrine in Sendai, built in 1607. Its brilliantly colored carvings on a base of deep black lacquer. Take the Sendai Loople Bus and stop at #11 then climb up the stairs. It's really worth to visit this place!

Thank Sitthikorn Y
Reviewed February 7, 2014

The loople bus starts at the train station and for 600¥ it is an on/off bus. This stop is a nice view of the city and 20-30 minutes later you catch the next bus. Otherwise it is a long climb up hill to get here....More

2  Thank Sheldon K
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