Kameyama Hachimangu Shrine

Kameyama Hachimangu Shrine

Kameyama Hachimangu Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Yamaguchi prefecture in Chugoku district. The shrine is dedicated to Emperor Ohjin ( legendary emperor worshipped as god of military arts ).

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Name Kameyama Hachimangu Shrine
"亀山八幡宮" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1-1, Nakanocho, Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi, Japan
"山口県下関市中之町1-1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute drive from the Shimonoseki I.C. on the Chugoku Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 083-231-1323


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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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