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Oyamazumi Shrine

3327 Omishimacho Miyaura, Imabari 794-1393, Ehime Prefecture
+81 897-82-0032
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An Old Sacred Shrine with a Long History in a Small Island

I was struck with awe to find such a solemn shrine on a small island in the middle of the Seto... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Kwakaku
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Sakai, Japan
National Treasure

Although the museum of this historic shrine is sadly not very well maintained, the items on display... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2016
TokyoSean
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Tokyo
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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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19 Aug 2017
“An Old Sacred Shrine with a Long History in a Small Island”
15 Aug 2016
“National Treasure”
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3327 Omishimacho Miyaura, Imabari 794-1393, Ehime Prefecture
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+81 897-82-0032
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

I was struck with awe to find such a solemn shrine on a small island in the middle of the Seto Inland Sea. It has 3 museums and 2 of them have kept a lot of historical materials including swords and armor which were offered...More

Thank Kwakaku
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Although the museum of this historic shrine is sadly not very well maintained, the items on display include multiple national treasures, including those offered to the shrine by famous characters in Japanese history going back as far as the 12th century. A must for those...More

1  Thank TokyoSean
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Excellent to visit: large open spaces, very old trees, and has a really peaceful atmosphere. I think the best Shrine I've seen outside of Kyoto and Tokyo.

2  Thank PeterJKane
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This is a nice shrine, the entrance gate seems nice and its rather interesting. the old tree is indeed impressive, otherwise nothing special.

2  Thank Mish_H50
Reviewed 25 July 2015

I stopped at the Oyamazumi Shrine on Omishima Island while biking the Shimanami route from Onomichi to Imabari. Someone at the Onomichi U2 told me that this shrine is very important and was a place I must visit. She said that before the new highway,...More

1  Thank n2history
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