Hanazono Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Tokyo metropolis in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Yamato Takeru no Mikoto ( Japanese folk hero known for his eastern expedition ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"花園神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||5-17-3, Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
"東京都新宿区新宿５－１７－３" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||5-minute drive from the Shinjyuku I.C. on the Shuto Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
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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