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Iwakiyama Shrine

In the Shadow of Aomori’s Mt. Iwaki

Donny Kimball
9 min readJul 1, 2020

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A komainu lion-dog guards the entrance to Aomori Prefecture’s Iwakiyama Shrine

Note: This article was first written during the early months of the pandemic. The info about the destination is still solid though…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/