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Towada Shrine

14 Okuse Towada, Towada 018-5501, Aomori Prefecture
+81 176-75-2508
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Towada-jinja Shrine

Towada-jinja Shrine is said to have been built in the 9th century. The jinja has an entrance from... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2016
SueinSalem
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Salem, Oregon
Compact Shrine

Shrine and temple "hopping" is one of the things visitors to Japan will do a lot of. Towada Shrine... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2015
Gassho
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Tokyo, Japan
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  • Very good51%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
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21 May 2016
“Towada-jinja Shrine”
23 Sep 2015
“Compact Shrine”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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14 Okuse Towada, Towada 018-5501, Aomori Prefecture
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+81 176-75-2508
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Towada-jinja Shrine is said to have been built in the 9th century. The jinja has an entrance from the village, and it honors Yamato Takeru. The site is green and other-worldly. There is a long flight of steps up to a Dragon Shrine. The main...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2015

Shrine and temple "hopping" is one of the things visitors to Japan will do a lot of. Towada Shrine is not large but the wooden construction gives it an ancient look. The shrine is in the middle of a forest adding to the sense of...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2014

If you find yourself at Lake Towada then you must visit this lovely temple. We stumbled upon it by accident whilst looking for the Two maidens statue. There is a stone tori gate marking its entrance from the road area. Two fierce lion dog statues...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2012

One of the few 'attractions' in this unspoiled area. A pleasant walk or bike ride out round the lake. Close to the Maidens statue.

Thank Louichan
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