Kaiseizan Daijingu Shrine

Kaiseizan Daijingu Shrine

Kaiseizan Daijingu Shrine (開成山大神宮) is a Shinto shrine located in front of Kaiseizan Park in Koriyama City. The shrine was established in 1876 and is famous for its cherry blossom festival during the spring, as well as for its New Year celebrations, among other festivities.

Three deities are enshrined at Kaiseizan Daijingu Shrine: Amaterasu, a Shinto deity believed to be the ancestress of the Imperial family of Japan; Emperor Jimmu, who according to Japanese mythology was the first emperor of Japan; and Toyouke-Ōmikami, the goddess of agriculture and industry in Shintoism.

Venue Details

Venue Details
Websitehttps://www.kaiseizan.jp/history/ (Japanese)
Contact

Koriyama City Tourism Association
https://www.kanko-koriyama.gr.jp/kankoenglish/kankou/index.html
024-924-2621

Best SeasonAll Year
ParkingAvailable
Entrance FeeFree
Access Details
AccessKaisei 3-1-38, Koriyama City, Fukushima Pref. 963-8851
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Getting there

By Car: 10 min drive from Koriyama I.C. exit off the Tohoku Expressway

By Taxi: 10 min by taxi from Koriyama Station (JR Tohoku Main Line)

By Bus: 20 min from Koriyama Station on the bus bound for the City Hall (市役所, ‘Shiyakusho’) or to Hayama via Otsuki (麓山経由大槻). 

 

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