Hidaka Shrine

Oshu City

Southern Iwate

It is said to have been founded in the first year of Konin (710) in the early Heian period, and rebuilt in the first year of Shocho (1428). On the grounds is the Tachiarai River Monument, where Yawata Taro Yoshiie is said to have washed the sword with which he killed Abe Sadato. The main shrine is designated as a national important cultural property. It is also known as the shrine for the Hidaka Fire Prevention Festival.

13 Hidakakoji, Mizusawa-ku, Oshu-shi, Iwate 023-0808
Business Hours
Visiting hours/9:00-17:00
Contact name: Hidaka Shrine

Phone number: 0197-23-4021
Route 1: Mizusawa Esashi Station → [15 minutes by bus] Haneda Ofunato Line Mizusawa Ekidori bus stop → [15 minutes on foot] Hidaka Shrine
Route 2: Mizusawa IC → [10 minutes by car] Hidaka Shrine

View More