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Yakushiji Hachimangu Shrine

Yakushiji Hachimangu Shrine is also referred to as "Hachiman for warding off misfortune and disaster" and attracts a large number of worshippers.It was also known as the patron saint of the Genji and is known as a shrine where prayers are answered as Minamoto no Yoriyoshi and Minamoto no Yoshiie pracyed for victory in battle there.

The shrine has long served as a patron saint for successive feudal lords and a center of faith for the people.

Location Map

Basic Information

Address 1505, Yakushiji, Shimotsuke-shi, Tochigi
Telephone Number 0285-48-0139
Website http://www2.odn.ne.jp/~cdf94040/
Map Code 74 525 623*07

Southern Area

This area boasts evocative historical buildings and townscapes, such as the Ashikaga School, known for being the oldest school in Japan, and Kura no Machi, a district where buildings from the mid-19th century, a time when the area prospered as a commercial district, still stand. At Ashikaga Flower Park, you can see 350 blooming wisteria flowers, flowing downward from above, creating a world of enchantment.

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