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Hirasaki Shrine


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Hirasaki Shrine (枚聞神社, Hirasaki-jinja), also known as Hirakiki-jinja, is a Japanese Shinto shrine in Ibusuki, Kagoshima on the island of Kyushu.

History

Hirasaki was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of the old Satsuma Province. It serves today as one of the ichinomiya of Kagoshima Prefecture. The kami enshrined is

  • Amaterasu-ōmikami (天照大御神)

In the system of ranked Shinto shrines, Watatsu was listed among the 3rd class of nationally significant shrines or Kokuhei Shōsha (国幣小社).





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