Daiho Hachimangu Shrine

The oldest "Hachiman-sama" in the Kanto region

Founded in 701, this is the oldest shrine in the Kanto region enshrining the Hachiman deity.

You can see the history of the shrine from the Hakuho and Nara periods (645–794), during which it was built, to the present based on the literature.

This shrine also holds festivals, such as the Hydrangea, Chrysanthemum, and Wind Chime festivals.

大宝八幡宮 本殿

Daiho Hachimangu Shrine, Main shrine

Seasonal highlights


Setsubun Festival
(February 3)

あじさい祭 インバウンド

Hydrangea Festival
(mid- to late June)

風鈴まつり インバウンド

Wind Chime Festival
(late July to August)


Tabanka Festival
(first Saturday of September)

菊まつりChrysanthemum Festival
(November 1 to 25)


Daiho Hachimangu Shrine


667 Daiho, Shimotsuma City, Ibaraki


Public transportation

Take the Kanto Railway Joso Line to Daiho Station. It is a 3-minute walk from the station.


About a 25-minute drive from the Ken-O Expressway Joso Interchange. About a 40-minute drive from the Kita-Kanto Expressway Sakuragawa-Chikusei Interchange.

  • Parking available

Opening hours

Open all year around

Closed on:


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