Izusan Shrine

Izusan Shrine

Izusan Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Kanagawa prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Amenooshihomimi no Mikoto ( the god of agriculture ).

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Name Izusan Shrine
"伊豆山神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 708-1, Izusan, Atami-shi, Shizuoka, Japan
"静岡県熱海市伊豆山708-1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 60-minute drive from the Numazu I.C. on the Tomei Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0557-80-3164

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Kojiki

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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