Aoi Aso Shrine

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Oratory (National Treasure of Japan)
Rōmon (National Treasure of Japan)

Aoi Aso Shrine (青井阿蘇神社 Aoi Aso Jinja?) is a Shinto shrine in Hitoyoshi, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. It is colloquially known as Aoi-san (青井さん?). It was originally established as a prefectural shrine, but is currently designated as a national shrine (別表神社 Beppyo Jinja?).

Five of the structures of Aoi Aso Shrine, the Main Hall (本殿 honden?), Offering Hall (幣殿 heiden?), Oratory (拝殿 haiden?), the two-storied Rōmon (楼門?) gate and the Corridor ( ?) are listed as National Treasures of Japan.


Coordinates: 32°12′48″N 130°45′10″E / 32.21333°N 130.75278°E / 32.21333; 130.75278