Large torii gate. The size is noticeable in comparison with the people on the bottom. (Photo: Eitetsu Terakado)

Osaki Hachimangu

The oldest surviving Azuchi-Momoyama building

Eitetsu Terakado   - 1 min read

Take the sightseeing bus, the Loople Sendai from the Sendai Station, for 50 minutes and you will arrive at Osaki Hachiman-gu. It was established in 1607 by Date Masamune. The main shrine is designated as a National Treasure, being one of the oldest examples of Azuchi-Momoyama period architecture. The shrine is popular among locals and tourists for bringing good fortune, victory, and safe childbirth.

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Eitetsu Terakado

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