Kanasana Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Saitama prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Amaterasu?Omikami ( the Sun Goddess, meaning in Japanese “Great Divinity Illuminating Heaven” ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan).
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"金鑚神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||751 Ninomiya. Kamikawa-machi, Kodama-gun, Saitama, Japan
"埼玉県児玉郡神川町字二ノ宮７５１" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||20-minute drive from the Honjyo-Kodama I.C. on the Kan-Etsu Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
The Nihon Shoki (日本書紀), sometimes translated as The Chronicles of Japan, is the second oldest book of classical Japanese history. The book is also called the Nihongi (日本紀 lit. Japanese Chronicles). It is more elaborate and detailed than the Kojiki, the oldest, and has proven to be an important tool for historians and archaeologists as it includes the most complete extant historical record of ancient Japan. The Nihon Shoki was finished in 720 under the editorial supervision of Prince Toneri and with the assistance of O no Yasumaro.
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