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Oiwa Shrine

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Wooded mystical atmosphere shrine

Gorgeous walk in the woods to this shrine, featuring some giant cedar trees. Legitimate spot for... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Michelle C
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Yokosuka, Japan
visited the shrine during new year day

for nature lovers it's a beautiful place located between forest very cool especially during new... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
gnana prasuna k
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752 Irishikencho, Hitachi 311-0402, Ibaraki Prefecture
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Gorgeous walk in the woods to this shrine, featuring some giant cedar trees. Legitimate spot for some “forest bathing.” On a 90 degree day that feels like 100, its still toasty but bearable in the shade. Three free parking areas. Some bees. Can receive temple...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

for nature lovers it's a beautiful place located between forest very cool especially during new year season,lot of people visit during this time as a tradition

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

For history and cultural buffs, this is a must see in Hitachi. Nature lovers will like this too. There are numerous small shrines all over the location in addition to the main shrine. Many of them are easily missed, so be on the look out.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

O'Iwa-jinja is a shrine located on a mountain slope surrounded by moss-floored forest. Possessive of great natural beauty, the shrine has become popular due to its reputation as a "power spot," a phenomena of modern Japanese spirituality preoccupied with the borderlands of reality and the...More

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