Osaki Hachiman Shrine, Sendai

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Historic Site · Landmark
A National Treasure of Japan, Osaki Hachiman Shrine appeals to tourists with its architecture, scenic surroundings, and quiet setting ideal for mediation. Built in 1607, this Shinto shrine represents one of the finest examples of structures erected during the Azuchi-Momoyama period. See the large pillars and roofs characteristic of traditional Japanese architecture, and pay special attention to the building's distinct coloring. Use our Sendai tour planner to visit Osaki Hachiman Shrine on your trip to Sendai, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I'm a big fan of shrines and one year I went into every shrine I saw walking around Tokyo for a month. For some reason it felt like something was missing. It might be because they were setting up for....  more »
  • This is a lovely shrine to visit. Not terribly big but nicely laid out and the entrance via the 100 stairs is quite majestic.  more »
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  • Osaki Hachimangu is a small, but beautiful Shinto shrine, designated a national treasure (国宝) for being one of the oldest shrines made in the Azuchi-Momoyama-era architectural style, constructed in 1607. It is a gorgeous shrine dedicated to Hachiman, the Shinto god of war. It has a distinctive, striking coloration, but unfortunately, at the time I went it was adorned with additional dressings meant to accommodate the huge crowds travelling there to pray for the new year. I guess that means I’ll just have an excuse to come back again...
  • Beautiful tempo!! I like 表参道, long, clean and grand
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