Morioka Tenmangu Shrine

Morioka City

Central Iwate

The guardian dog of Morioka Tenmangu Shrine, which used to be part of Takuboku's walking course, is now enshrined on top of Takuboku's monument. It is said that this guardian dog appears in the novel ``Funeral Procession,'' and it has a face that says, ``Since I was born, I still don't know whether the world is in the west or the east.'' Takuboku said.

5-43 Shinjocho, Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture 020-0806
Morioka Tenmangu Shrine
Phone number 019-622-4023
*Shrine office 10:00-15:00

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