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Iwakiyama Shrine

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Address: 27 Haykuzawa, Hirosaki 036-1343, Aomori Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 172-83-2135

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"A festival from the twenty-eighth day of the seventh month to the first day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar at Iwakiyama Jinja in Iwaki Township, Tsugaru-gun, Aomori... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 June 2016
Aomori, Japan

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Visiting Iwakiyma Shrine was a beautiful experience. I was here in 2008. Please keep in mind, that things may have changed since then.

Thank princesa82
Aomori, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

"A festival from the twenty-eighth day of the seventh month to the first day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar at Iwakiyama Jinja in Iwaki Township, Tsugaru-gun, Aomori Prefecture. In thanksgiving for the autumn harvest, groups from every area of Tsugaru gather to worship, carrying large banners and sacred paper streamers. During the middle of the night young... More 

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

We walked from the entrance to the shrine. It has many trees and of course a lovely view of Mt. Iwaki.

Thank jo k
Aomori, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

overall rating: 3-3/4 stars Visitors to Hirosaki should make a point to travel Rt. 3 through scenic apple orchards up towards Dake Onsen and majestic Mt. Iwaki. In doing so, it is well worth paying a visit to Iwakiyama Jinja (shrine). The buildings at Iwakiyama Jinja are old, handsome, and beautifully situated on the Iwakiyama slope. The broad path of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

We came upon this shrine as part of our tour of Hirosaki Park, on our way out of the park. It was slightly different from the other Shinto shrines we have seen along the way in terms of its colour and simplicity.

Thank Cynthia L

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