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Kabushima Island

Samemachi, Hachinohe 031-0841, Aomori Prefecture
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Limited things to do when shrine is closed

The shrine was closed for reconstruction when we visited in early August. While the area was... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Simone R
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Melbourne, Australia
Well worth the drive

The shrine is overrun by about 35,000 nesting sea gulls. It is fascinating to visit even though it... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2016
Sheldon K
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Los Angeles, California
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9 Sep 2017
“Limited things to do when shrine is closed”
1 May 2016
“Well worth the drive”
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

The shrine was closed for reconstruction when we visited in early August. While the area was teeming with seagulls, this proved entertaining for about five minutes, and then we had to kill another hour till the next bus arrived. Thankfully there's a tourist centre opposite...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2016

The shrine is overrun by about 35,000 nesting sea gulls. It is fascinating to visit even though it is off the beaten track. There is a museum at the base that explains the history and there are umbrellas everywhere to share to help keep you...More

Thank Sheldon K
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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

First thing is this place is still not infested with tourists and the sight of the droves of sea gulls flying in was really a sight to behold . Something different besides sakuras sakuras ......

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Reviewed 6 July 2014

Bottom line: an amazing, sensual, fantastic, and free place for viewing, hearing, and appreciating natural wonder in the form of black-tailed sea gulls. Words and pictures won't suffice -- please check it out in person. Details: I have visited five or six times since Summer...More

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