In Okutsugaru region (Tsugaru City, Aomori Prefecture), there is a location filled with spiritual energy which only a few people knows. Also a new station of Hokkaido Shinkansen, which is called Okutsugaru Imabetsu Station will be opened here in 2015.
The place just mentioned is located at the very center of Byobu Mountain which is known for its very sweet watermelon…
Enshrining the same Inani god as the head shrine of all Inani shrines in Japan for the sake of rich harvests, marine safety, and good sales…
The place is ‘Takayama Inani Shrine’!
Passing through these thousand gates is believed to purify your body and soul.
The more you pass through, the purer you might get.
[Takayama Inani Shrine]
Address: Ushigata town, Tsugaru city, Aomori prefecture, 038-3305
Transportation: 40 minutes from Goshogawara Station to Takayama Shrine Iriguchi by Konan Kohaku Line bus. 5 minutes from Takayama Shrine Iriguchi by taxi.
More Information: http://www.tsugarubrand.jp/web/detail.html?id=00000530
A festival will be held on September 24 and 25. http://www.aptinet.jp/Detail_display_00003456.html