The Kumano Shrine

Located on a low hill behind the JR Tanesashi Kaigan Station, this shrine has been a site of devotion for tutelary deities since long ago.

According to the legend of Yoshitsune’s Flight North, Yoshitsune, the famous samurai, and his troupes escaped from Hiraizumi and fled north by sea. They decided to disembark when the reached the Tanesashi Coast and stopped to rest at this shrine located several hundred meters into the mountains.

An Incomparable View of Greenery The Tanesashi Coast (The Tanesashi Natural Lawn Area)
The Tanesashi Sightseeing Bus Umineko
11-2 Aza Kumanobayashi, Oaza Same-machi, Hachinohe City
By car: 40 minutes from Hachinohe Station
30 minutes from downtown Hachinohe
10 minutes from Tanesashi Kaigan Hashikamidake IC on Hachinohe Kuji Expressway
By train: 10-minute walk from Tanesashi Kaigan Station on JR Hachinohe Line
By bus: 10-minute walk from Tanesashi Kaigan Sightseeing Bus Umineko -“Tanesashi Kaigan-eki” stop

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