Most Beautiful Shrines & Temples In Ibaraki

Here're most beautiful shrines and temples to go when you travel in Ibaraki. Such as Oarai Isosaki Shrine with torii arch standing on the sea, and Kashima-jingu Shrine known as a spiritual power spot, we selected best historical sites posted in City's Pride by the travelers and the locals who have actually traveled in Ibaraki.

Most Beautiful Shrines & Temples In Ibaraki [1-6]

1Oarai Isosaki Shrine

What a Nice Collaboration of the Two! The Sunrise over the Shrine Gate 'Kamiiso Shrine Gate'

The Kamiiso Shrine is famous as a spiritual place. Because it is on seashore and face to due east, the sunrise view looks mystic and attracts visitors. But it is dependent upon the weather.

2Hanazono Shrine

Waterfall With Spiritual Power In A Shrine Built Over 1200 Years Ago

Sekison Waterfall. It sacredly shines in the sun, and I could feel somehow cool power when I scooped up the water with my hands.◎It takes 30 min by car from Isohara Station.

3Sakatsura Isosaki Shrine

Volunteer Trees Standing Both Sides Of The Approach From Torii Gate To The Main Shrine

The broadleaf trees as old as 300 years old and camellia grow voluntary. This approach is like a tree tunnel, and known as a sacred spiritual power spot. I could get the power.◎East Gate of Katsuta Station of JR Joban Line. 5 min from Isosaki Station of Minato Line. By car, 70 min from Misato IC of Joban Speedway

4Mito Hachiman Shrine

Beautiful Hydrangeas Blooming In The Precinct

Mito Hachiman Shrine is selected as '100 Most Beautiful Scenery In Ibaraki', '100 Must Visit Tourist Spots In Mito', and also '100 Best Scenery In Mito Chosen By Mito Local People'. There're 50 kinds and 5000 trees of hydrangea blooming beautifully in the precinct.◎For people using trains or bus: take bus at No.7 bus stop at north gate of Mito Station (via Suehiro-cho), to Sakaemachi 2-chome. 15 min. 170 yen. For cars: 20 min from Mito IC of Joban Speedway. Free parking area is available.


One Hundred Kinds And 10 Thousand Trees Of Hydrangeas

Nihonmatsu-ji Temple has so many hydrangeas here and there. Inside the precinct of course, there're hydrangeas even the paths between rice paddies around the temple.◎Parking area is free. Admission fee is 300 yen.

6Kashima-jingu Shrine

A Famous Spiritual Power Spot In Japan! A Main Shrine Of 600 Kashima Shrines All Over Japan

Kashima Antlers of J.LEAGUE visits this historical shrine to pray for the victory. Such as a worshippers' hall roofed with imposing hinoki bark, a vermilion-lacquered gate which is one of the three best two-storied gates in Japan, and the oldest & biggest straight sword as a national treasure, there're many things to see.