Hananoiwaya Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Mie prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Izanagi no Mikoto ( the god of life ). It is designated as World Cultural Heritage Site.
More Details (Japanese Site)
"花の窟神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||130 Arimacho, Kumano-shi, Mie, Japan
"三重県熊野市有馬町上地１３０" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||60-minute drive from the Owase-Kita I.C. on the Kisei Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
The Nihon Shoki (日本書紀), sometimes translated as The Chronicles of Japan, is the second oldest book of classical Japanese history. The book is also called the Nihongi (日本紀 lit. Japanese Chronicles). It is more elaborate and detailed than the Kojiki, the oldest, and has proven to be an important tool for historians and archaeologists as it includes the most complete extant historical record of ancient Japan. The Nihon Shoki was finished in 720 under the editorial supervision of Prince Toneri and with the assistance of O no Yasumaro.
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