Gokoku Shrine

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Gokoku Shrine (茨城県護国神社) is located in Mito, Ibaraki. Gokoku Shrine is built in1878 for the worship of soldier who died during a war, especially Meiji Restoration. Now, it is one of the preserver shrine for Japan and all Japanese.

Visitors Info.
There is parking. There are many events through a year.

0. at Mito Station
1. use JR Joban Line to Kairakuen (4 min.)
2. walk north (10 min.)


周圍的地圖 Gokoku Shrine


In 1941, all people in Ibaraki prefecture wished to worship their friends and families who died during the war, and built this shrine at Sakura mountain. There are memorial monuments for 6,3494 solders.

There are many Matsuri hold in this shrine.

March: Hina Matsuri
April: Nigh Sakura Festival
June: Ajisai Festival. There are 3,000 Ajisai will be displayed.
October to November: Chukka Festival

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