Kasamainari Shrine

Kasamainari Shrine

Kasamainari Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Ibaraki prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Ukanomitama no Mikoto ( the god of foodstuffs ).

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Name Kasamainari Shrine
"笠間稲荷神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1, Kasama, Kasama-shi, Ibaraki, Japan
"茨城県笠間市笠間1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 15-minute drive from the Kasama I.C. on the Kita-Kanto Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0296-73-0001

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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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