Akagi Shrine

Akagi Shrine

Akagi Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Gunma prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Akagi Daimyojin ( the god of Mt. Akagi ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan).

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Name Akagi Shrine
"赤城神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 4-2, Fujimimachiakagisan, Maebashi-shi, Gunma, Japan
"群馬県前橋市富士見町赤城山4-2" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 60-minute drive from the Akagi I.C. on the Kan-Etsu Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 027-287-8202

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Hudoki

Fudoki (風土記) are ancient reports on provincial culture, geography, and oral tradition presented to the reigning monarchs of Japan, also known as local gazetteers. They contain agricultural, geographical, and historical records as well as mythology and folklore. Fudoki manuscripts also document local myths, rituals, and poems that are not mentioned in the Kojiki and the Nihon Shoki chronicles, which are the most important literature of the ancient national mythology and history. In the course of national unification, the imperial court enacted a series of criminal and administrative codes called ritsury? and surveyed the provinces established by such codes to exert greater control over them.

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