Sumiyoshi Shrine (Fukuoka)

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Torii at Sumiyoshi shrine entrance

Sumiyoshi-jinja (住吉神社?) is the Japanese Shinto shrine at Hakata in Fukuoka Prefecture on the island of Kyushu.[1]

History[edit]

Sumiyoshi was one of the chief Shinto shrines (ichinomiya) of the old Chikuzen Province. It serves today as one of the ichinomiya of Fukuoka Prefecture.[2] The enshrined kami are:

  • Sokotsutsunoo no mikoto (底筒男命?)[1]
  • Nakatsutsunoo no mikoto (中筒男命?)[1]
  • Uhatsutsunoo no mikoto (表筒男命)?)[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Kotodamaya.com, "Sumiyoshi Jinja"; retrieved 2012-10-28.
  2. ^ "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 2; retrieved 2012-10-28.

Other websites[edit]

Media related to Sumiyoshi-jinja (Fukuoka) at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 33°35′09″N 130°24′49″E / 33.58583°N 130.41361°E / 33.58583; 130.41361