Aso Shrine

Aso Shrine

Aso Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Kumamoto prefecture in Kyushu district. The shrine is dedicated to Takeiwatatsu no Mikoto ( the god of Mt. Aso ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan) , and was occupying the highest rank among the shrines of a province.

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Name Aso Shrine
"阿蘇神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 3083, Ichinomiyamachimiyaji, Aso-shi, Kumamoto, Japan
"熊本県阿蘇市一の宮町宮地3083" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 60-minute drive from the Kumamoto I.C. on the Kyushu Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0967-22-0064

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Daibutsu

Daibutsu (大仏) or "giant Buddha" is the Japanese term, often used informally, for large statues of Buddha. The oldest is that at Asuka-dera (609) and the best-known is that at Todai-ji in Nara (752). Todai-ji's daibutsu is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara and National Treasure.

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