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Kirishima-Jingū


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Kirishima-Jingū (霧島神宮), also called Takachiho-no-mine-jina (one of the peak of Mount Kirishima and the place of Tenson kōrin) is a Shinto shrine located in Kirishima, Kagoshima prefecture, Japan.

It is dedicated to Konohanasakuya-hime, Hoori, Toyotama-hime, Ugayafukiaezu, Tamayori-bime and Ninigi-no-Mikoto. This shrine holds several Important Cultural Properties, such as HondenHeidenHaiden (本殿・幣殿・拝殿), Tōrōka (登廊下), Chōkushiden (勅使殿) etc. It has been destroyed several times by volcanic eruptions.1

 




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