Aoi Aso Shrine
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 (廊 rō) are listed as National Treasures of Japan.
- The Agency for Cultural Affairs (2008-11-01). 国指定文化財 データベース. Database of National Cultural Properties (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 30 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-16.
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