Mitsuishi-Jinja Shinto Shrine

三石神社
AdmissionFree
Opening Hours-
Contact0146-33-2611
NotesShinto shrine, parking available
Location /
Getting There
The shrine is located on the south east coast of Hokkaido in ShinHidaka precinct. It's a 25 minute drive from the center of the town of ShinHidaka. It's also an 18 minute drive from Shizunai Onsen.
302 Mitsuishihoncho, Shinhidaka, Hidaka District, Hokkaido 059-3108

Mitsuishi-Jinja Shinto shrine is a shinto shrine and is located in the Shin Hidaka district.  The shrine was founded by the first pioneers who also built the town over 150 years ago. These pioneers were lead by the Kobayashiya Hanjiro who was the head of the Kobayashi family. On December 27, 1883, the shrine building rotted and the borders of the precincts expanded so the shrine location was moved. In 1981 there was a landslide and the shrine collapsed. It was rebuilt in October 1985 to the present day.

The shrine is just off the main road of route 235. The shrine is a pleasant town and is part of the long coastal road which is great to drive along. There is no real access for those taking public transport. The closest station was the Hidaka Mistuishi Station, though unfortunately this has now permanently closed. The shrine is a nice spot to walk around. It not large by any standards but it is in a nice area. There are some steps which lead to the the main shrine that has a view over the ocean. This shrines parishioners includes 781 households. 

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