Ikisu Shrine

Ikisu Shrine

Ikisu Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Ibaraki prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Amenotorifune no Mikoto ( the god of voyage ).

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Name Ikisu Shrine
"息栖神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 2882, Ikisu, Kamisu-shi, Ibaraki, Japan
"茨城県神栖市息栖2882" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 15-minute drive from the Itako I.C. on the Higashi-Kanto Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0299‐92‐2300

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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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