Miyazaki-jingū

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Miyazaki-jingū
宮崎神宮
Miyazaki jingu1.jpg
Information
Dedicated to Emperor Jimmu
Ugayafukiaezu
Tamayori-bime
Address 2-4-1, Jingū, Miyazaki
Miyazaki 880-0053
Website miyazakijingu.jp
Shinto torii icon vermillion.svg Glossary of Shinto

Miyazaki-jingū (宮崎神宮?) is a Shinto shrine located in Miyazaki, Miyazaki prefecture, Japan. It is dedicated to Emperor Jimmu, Ugayafukiaezu and Tamayori-bime.

Events[edit]

Many events are held at the shrine including the annual Yabusame festival on April 3.

The most important is the Aki-no-Taisai held in October. It is a costume parade in honour of Emperor Jinmu (Japan's first emperor) featuring women dressed in gorgeous wedding kimono.

Coordinates: 31°56′19″N 131°25′24″E / 31.93861°N 131.42333°E / 31.93861; 131.42333