Hakodategokoku Shrine

Hakodategokoku Shrine

Hakodategokoku Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Hokkaido prefecture in Hokkaido district. The shrine is dedicated to the war dead ( ”Eirei” in Japanese ).

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Name Hakodategokoku Shrine
"函館護国神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 9-23 Aoyagi-cho, Hakodate-shi, Hokkaido, Japan
"北海道函館市青柳町9-23" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 5 minutes by taxi from JR Hakodate Station.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0138-23-0950

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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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