Kinkengu Shrine

Kinkengu Shrine

Kinkengu Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Ishikawa prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Ninigi no Mikoto ( the sun goddess Amaterasu's grandson who descended to earth ).

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Name Kinkengu Shrine
"金劔宮" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 28 Hizumecho-mi,Tsurugi,Hakusan-shi, Ishikawa, Japan
"石川県白山市鶴来日詰町巳28" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 15-minute drive from the Mikawa I.C. on the Hokuriku Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 076-272-0131

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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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