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"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture = Shutterstock 1

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture = Shutterstock

Photos: Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine -Famous for "Kamiiso no Torii Gate"

In Japan, torii gates are often built in places with a sacred atmosphere. Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, which is about 3 hours away by train and bus from Tokyo, is famous as a shrine with a torii gate in a wonderful location. This shrine is in front of the sea. And "Kamiiso no Torii Gate" is built on the reef called "Kamiiso". According to legend, the gods descended to 856 on this reef. This torii is holy, especially at sunrise.

Photos of the Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture = Shutterstock 2

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture = Shutterstock

 

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture 3

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture

 

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture = Shutterstock 5

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture = Shutterstock

 

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture = Shutterstock 8

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture = Shutterstock

 

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture = Shutterstock 7

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture = Shutterstock

 

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture 6

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture

 

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture 4

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture

 

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture = Shutterstock 9

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture = Shutterstock

 

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture = AdobeStock 10

"Kamiiso no Torii Gate" at Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine, Ibaraki Prefecture = AdobeStock

 

 

Map of the Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine

 

Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shrine Tourist Information

Location 6890 Isohama-cho, Oarai-machi, Higashiibaraki-gun, Ibaraki Prefecture
Access Tokyo station > (JR Joban Line: 1:15 by limited express) > Mito station > (Oarai-Kashima Line: 0:14) > Oarai station > (Bus: 0:15) > Oarai-Isosaki Jinja Shita stop
Admission fee Free
Business hours Always possible
Day off No closing day
Website http://oarai-isosakijinja.or.jp/
Best season All year round

 

 

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