Gojotenjinja Shrine

Gojotenjinja Shrine

Gojotenjinja Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Tokyo metropolis in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Ohnamuchi no Mikoto ( the god of land, wealth, medicine and encouragement of new industry ).

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Name Gojotenjinja Shrine
"五條天神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 4-17, Uenokouen, Taitou-ku, Tokyo, Japan
"東京都台東区上野公園4-17" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute drive from the Ueno I.C. on the Shuto Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 03-3821-4306


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Kojiki (古事記, "Records of Ancient Matters" or "An Account of Ancient Matters"), also known as Furukotofumi, is the oldest extant chronicle in Japan, dating from the early 8th century (711-712) and composed by O no Yasumaro at the request of Empress Genmei. The Kojiki is a collection of myths concerning the origin of the four home islands of Japan, and the Kami. Along with the Nihon Shoki, the myths contained in the Kojiki are part of the inspiration behind many practices. Later, the myths were re-appropriated for Shinto practices including the misogi purification ritual.

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