Izu Shrine

Izu Shrine

Izu Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Shiga prefecture in Kinki district. The shrine is dedicated to Ooyamazumi no Mikoto ( the god of mountain and agriculture ).

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Name Izu Shrine
"伊豆神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1-19-26, Honkatata, Otsu-shi, Shiga, Japan
"滋賀県大津市本堅田1-19-26" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute drive from the Mano I.C. on the Kosei Road.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 077-573-1000

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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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