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Oarai Isosaki Shrine

6890 Isohama-cho, Oarai-machi, Higashiibaraki-gun 311-1301, Ibaraki Prefecture
+81 29-267-2637
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Unfortunately I could not see the sunrise at Kamiiso-no-torii gate with all the thick clouds.

I woke up early to visit Kamiiso no torii, literally the torii gate by the shore of the Gods. This... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
tomizuta1953
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Funabashi, Japan
Timing is Everything

Sacrificing precious sleeps and braving cold strong wind & slight drizzles for two mornings. I went... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
ultrahero
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Singapore, Singapore
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6890 Isohama-cho, Oarai-machi, Higashiibaraki-gun 311-1301, Ibaraki Prefecture
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

I woke up early to visit Kamiiso no torii, literally the torii gate by the shore of the Gods. This has become a particularly famous picture spot in Ooarai to view the torii gate at sunrise. This is part of Ooarai Isosaki Shrine, which worships...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Sacrificing precious sleeps and braving cold strong wind & slight drizzles for two mornings. I went away disappointed as the Sun never showed its face due to the thick heavy clouds. Timing is Everything. May you have better luck than me. Place is not accessible...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2016

This is a historic Shinto shrine located on a bluff above the ocean in Ooarai. The shrine itself, while very pretty, is quite small compared to the typical shrines tourists visit in larger cities. We thought it was very much worth visiting if you are...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

In front of the shrine, Torii ,the gate, stands on the shore. God comes down here to visit the shrine. Sun rise behind the gate. After climbing up 100steps, you can visit the beautiful Haiden, worship hall, and Honden. main sanctuary, of thatched roof. The...More

1  Thank Yo-Chan1
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