Oyama-jinja Shrine

Travel Guide - Oyama-jinja Shrine

Information

Oyama-jinja Shrine was established in 1599 in dedication to the first lord of Kaga Domain (today's Ishikawa and Toyama) Maeda Toshiie and his wife Matsu.
The shrine is noted for its magnificent three-story “Shin-mon” Gate.
The 25 meters tall building with the design of compromise between East and West was built in 1875 and is designated as an Important Cultural Property.
The gate looks beautiful especially when the stained glass windows placed on the third floor shine against the setting sun.

Opening Hours

  • Open 24 hours

Closed

  • No closing days

Access / Public Transport

  • 5 minutes from JR Kanazawa Station by the bus bound for Korinbo. Get off at Minamicho Bus stop.

Address / Location

* Please click each address to show the location.

Tweets

No tweets found.

Recommended Places

Nagamachi Bukeyashiki
This traditional samurai residential area is said to have got its name from the fact that the family of a chief retainer named Naga resided t ...  more »
Nomura Residence
Nomura Residence is the only residence which is open to the public in Nagamachi quarter. The old house surrounded by traditional tile-roofed  ...  more »
Kanazawa Castle Park
Kanazawa Castle has been the residential castle of the Maeda family since Toshiie Maeda first entered the castle in 1583 and basic fortificat ...  more »
Kenroku-en Garden
Kenroku-en Garden, first laid out in 1676 and enlarged to its present size of about 10 ha. in the early 1800s, was an outer garden of Kanaza ...  more »
Tokyo Stock Exchange
Tokyo Stock Exchange is the symbolic center of securities and financial markets of Japan, dating back 130 years to the establishment of the p ...  more »
Yushima Seido
Yushima Seido dates back to a private school started by Hayashi Razan at Ueno Shinobugaoka in 1630. Then the school was moved to Yushima by t ...  more »
Yushima Tenmangu Shrine (Yushima Tenjin)
Yushima Tenmangu (or also called Yushima Tenjin) was established in 458. It enshrines Sugawara Michizane, a great scholar of the 9th century, ...  more »