Hidasoujya Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Gifu prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Ooyatsuhashi no Mikoto ( ancient provincial governor of Hida ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"飛騨総社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||2-114, Kandamachi, Takayama-shi, Gifu, Japan
"岐阜県高山市神田町２－１１４" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||10-minute drive from the Takayama I.C. on the Chubu-Jyukan Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
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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