Osakihachiman Shrine

Osakihachiman Shrine

Osakihachiman Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Miyagi prefecture in Tohoku district. The shrine is dedicated to Emperor Ohjin ( legendary emperor worshipped as god of military arts ). This shrine is famous for the main hall designated as a national treasure.

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Name Osakihachiman Shrine
"大崎八幡宮" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 4-6-1, Hachiman, Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi, Japan
"宮城県仙台市青葉区八幡4-6-1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute drive from the sendai-miyagi I.C. on the tohoku Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 022-234-3606

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O-fuda

O-fuda (御札 or お札 o-fuda) is a type of household amulet or talisman, issued by a Shinto shrine, hung in the house for protection, a gofu (護符). It may also be called shinpu (神符). It is made by inscribing the name of a kami and the name of the Shinto shrine or of a representative of the kami on a strip of paper, wood, cloth, or metal.

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