Takayama inari shrine is the most intriguing shrine in Aomori prefecture as God of Gokokuhojo (bumper crop), safety of the ships, thriving business. The benefits of this shrine are diverse, including agriculture, commerce, industry, fishery, home safety, disease healing and so on. Therefore, the shrine has been supported by not only the local people but also the power of distant people. Also, the Senbon Torii (a thousand torii), which can only be seen here, has a great impact, it is worth seeing.
There is an observation platform on the hill adjacent to the precincts, you can see Mt.Iwaki called Tsugaru Fuji in the south, Shichirinagahama Beach and the Sea of Japan in the west, Lake Jusan in the north and Hokkaido in the north, Tsugaru mountain ranges in the east. Many worshipers visit from inside and outside of the prefecture because of its good view. When you climb the hundreds of stone steps and go to the hall, you can see the dragon shrine, the Shoshinshi Park and others under your eyes.
Takayama Inari-jinja Shrine is located in Tsugaru-shi, Aomori. The tunnel of the very fantastic red torii (gate) is totally like the scenery in the dream. If you pass through this tunnel, you might arrive at the place not to know where it is.
It is said that this shrine is the best sacred place of Aomori Prefecture. And it is a shrine for whom want to feel a strange power.
The reason why here is said to be a power spot is that there are the Senbon Torii (a thousand torii) in the same way as Fushimi-Inari Taisha Shrine. Have a look at this close‐set bright red Torii surrounded by greenery! It is mysterious and very beautifully isn’t it?.
After going up the long stairs, you arrive at the Haiden(Worship Hall) of the Takayama Inari Jinja being regarded as having divine favor in Gokokuhojo (bumper crop), Marine security, and talisman for good business.
Over there, the red torii stand in a line as if they weren’t already enough. The Japanese garden in itself is splendid, too, but you may be dumbfounded by the file of this bright red torii.
|Name:||Takayama inari shrine|
|Adresse:||Ushigatacho Washinosawa 147-1 Tsugaru, Aomori 038-3305 Japan|
|Access:||JR Gono-sen Line “Goshogawara-eki Station” (35 minutes by car)|