Iigaokahachiman Shrine

Iigaokahachiman Shrine

Iigaokahachiman Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Chiba prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Emperor Ohjin ( legendary emperor worshipped as god of military arts ).

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Name Iigaokahachiman Shrine
"飯香岡八幡宮" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1057-1 Yawata, Ichihara-shi, Chiba, Japan
"千葉県市原市八幡1057-1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 30-minute drive from the Ichihara I.C. on the Tateyama Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0436-41-2072

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Amaterasu

Amaterasu (天照), Amaterasu-Omikami (天照大神/天照大御神/天照皇大神) or Ohirume-no-muchi-no-kami (大日孁貴神) is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is seen as the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe. The name Amaterasu derived from Amateru means "shining in heaven". The meaning of her whole name, Amaterasu-?mikami, is "the great august kami (god) who shines in the heaven". According to the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki in Japanese mythology, the Emperors of Japan are considered to be direct descendants of Amaterasu.

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