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Oyamazumi Shrine

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Oyamazumi Shrine is Ehime Prefecture's oldest shrine that is said to be the overall head shrine of the over 10,000 Yamazumi and Mishima Shrines around Japan.
In the center of the shrine grounds is an enshrined 2,600-year-old camphor tree, as well as many Important Cultural Properties such as the main and front shrines. Here, you can experience a mystical atmosphere where the passage of time is forgotten. Since this shrine is dedicated to the gods of the sea, mountains, and warriors, many past military commanders donated arms in hopes of military success or in thanks for victory in battle. These are exhibited in the Treasury Museum located on the grounds, which houses 80% of the arms and armor that are designated as National Treasures or Important Cultural Properties in Japan.

Street address

3327 Miyaura, Omishimacho, Imabari City, Ehime

Access

Route1

  • Take a bus in front of JR Imabari Station
    -> about 60 min.
    -> get off at Oyamazumi jinja mae
    -> walk
    -> about 1 min.
    -> destination

Route2

  • 40 min. by bicycle from Tatara Shimanami Park

Opening Hours

[Oyamazumi Shrine]
From sunrise to 17:00
[Treasury Museum and Marine Museum]
8:30-17:00
(entrance until 16:30)

Closed

Open every day

Website

Best season

All year

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