Mito Hachiman Shrine

Mito Hachiman Shrine is one of the best places to travel in Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.  It's famous for the hydrangea that becomes the beat to see from the late May. Here're guides for attractions, hours, access, map, spots nearby, and photos of Mito Hachiman Shrine posted by Japanese travelers in the know.[last modified: ]

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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.

Heart Shaped Hydrangea Can Bring Happiness To You

I was very excited when I found this heart-shaped hydrangea! I thanked it so much because I felt ties with something.

A Shrine Built In 1688, The First Year Of Genroku, And A Main Shrine Designated As A National Important Cultural Asset

Mito Hachiman Shrine is believed as a god for farming, industry, business, and talisman, children growing, and a genius for people born in the years of the Dog in Chinese astrology. On a day for Oharae in June, there was Chino-wa (a circle made of dry grass) used for an occasion. Surrounded with many greens, you can feel peace in your mind.