Kirishima-Jingū

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Kirishima-Jingū
霧島神宮
Kirishimashrine.jpg
The honden, or main shrine
Information
Dedicated to Konohanasakuya-hime
Hoori
Toyotama-hime
Ugayafukiaezu
Tamayori-bime
Ninigi-no-Mikoto
Address 2608-5, Kirishima-Taguchi, Kirishima
Kagoshima 899-4201
Website www.kirishimajingu.or.jp/index.htm
Shinto torii icon vermillion.svg Glossary of Shinto

Kirishima-Jingū (霧島神宮?), also called Takachiho-no-mine-jina (one of the peak of Mount Kirishima and the place of Tenson kōrin) is a Shinto shrine located in Kirishima, Kagoshima prefecture, Japan.

It is dedicated to Konohanasakuya-hime, Hoori, Toyotama-hime, Ugayafukiaezu, Tamayori-bime and Ninigi-no-Mikoto. This shrine holds several Important Cultural Properties, such as HondenHeidenHaiden (本殿・幣殿・拝殿), Tōrōka (登廊下), Chōkushiden (勅使殿) etc. It has been destroyed several times by volcanic eruptions.[1]

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Coordinates: 31°51′32.2″N 130°52′18.7″E / 31.858944°N 130.871861°E / 31.858944; 130.871861