Kushida Shrine

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Kushida-jinja
櫛田神社
Kushidajinjafukuoka01.jpg
The honden, or main shrine
Kushida Shrine is located in Japan
Kushida Shrine
Shown within Japan
Basic information
Location1-41, Kamikawabata-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka
Fukuoka Prefecture 812-0026
Geographic coordinates33°35′34.7″N 130°24′37.7″E / 33.592972°N 130.410472°E / 33.592972; 130.410472Coordinates: 33°35′34.7″N 130°24′37.7″E / 33.592972°N 130.410472°E / 33.592972; 130.410472
AffiliationShinto
DeityAmaterasu
Susanoo
Date established757
Shinto torii icon vermillion.svg Glossary of Shinto

Kushida-jinja (櫛田神社) is a Shinto shrine located in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Japan. Dedicated to Amaterasu and Susanoo, it is said to have been founded in 757. The Hakata Gion Yamakasa festival is centred on the shrine.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kushida Shrine". Fukuoka Prefecture. Retrieved 24 March 2011.

External links[edit]

Official website: http://hakatanomiryoku.com/

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