Mefu Shrine

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Mefu Jinja (売布神社 Mefu-jinja) is a Shinto shrine in Takarazuka, Hyōgo, Japan.

History[edit]

It is one of the shrines in the Engishiki, which was written in 8th century, and the official history of the shrine says that it was founded in 610.

Objects for Worship[edit]

The principal object of worship at this shrine are Taka Himeno Kami and Ameno Wakahikono Kami. The two gods are understood as a wife and husband.

Surroundings[edit]

The area around this shrine was ruled by the Mononobe clan, and it was originally a shrine to worship their ancestors. The entrance station to this shrine is the Mefu-jinja Station on the Hankyu Takarazuka Line.

Coordinates: 34°49′02″N 135°21′30″E / 34.81722°N 135.35833°E / 34.81722; 135.35833