Hirasaki Shrine

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Hirasaki-jinja
枚聞神社
Hirakiki shrine.jpg
The honden, or main shrine
Information
Dedicated to Amaterasu
Address 1366, Kaimonjutcho, Ibusuki
Kagoshima 891-0603
Website www.ichinomiya.gr.jp/095.html
Shinto torii icon vermillion.svg Glossary of Shinto

Hirasaki Shrine (枚聞神社 Hirasaki-jinja?), also known as Hirakiki-jinja, is a Japanese Shinto shrine Ibusuki, Kagoshima on the island of Kyushu.[1]

History[edit]

Hirasaki was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of the old Satsuma Province. It serves today as one of the ichinomiya of Kagoshima Prefecture. [2] The kami enshrined is

  • Amaterasu oomikami (天照大御神?)[1]

In the system of ranked Shinto shrines, Watatsu was listed among the 3rd class of nationally significant shrines or Kokuhei Shōsha (国幣小社?).[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kotodamaya.com, "Hirasaki Jinja"; retrieved 2012-10-24.
  2. ^ "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 2; retrieved 2012-3-13.

External links[edit]

Media related to Hirakiki-jinja at Wikimedia Commons



Coordinates: 31°12′28″N 130°32′23″E / 31.20778°N 130.53972°E / 31.20778; 130.53972