Aoshima Shrine

A shrine known for marriage on Aoshima

Aoshima Shrine is located on Aoshima. It is famous as a shrine which answers prayers for marriage. Many couples and women visit this shrine from all over Japan. The heart-shaped artworks in the grounds of the shrine, the ema wooden plaques which are hung up after visitors write their wishes down on them and love fortune telling slips that predict love are popular. If you go to the center of the island, there is a mysterious shrine. There is also a place where you can pray for good luck by tying string with different colors depending on your wish or by throwing earthenware dishes in a special place.


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Nature and Scenery History and Culture Shrines and Temples

Basic Information

Address 889-2162 宮崎県宮崎市青島2丁目13番1号
Telephone Number 0985-65-1262
Open Visiting hours: From 6 a.m. to sunset (The time in the evening changes depending on the season)
Closures None
Price There is an admission fee only for Hyuga Mythology Building. Confirmation required on the website.
Access Approx. 10 minutes on foot after getting off at Aoshima Station on the JR Nichinan Line. It is approximately 800 m from Aoshima Station to Aoshima Shrine (on the island).
Car Park None
Website Aoshima Shrine

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