Kokuou Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Ibaraki prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to TAIRA no Masakado ( a famous Samurai worriers who had conquered eight provinces in Kanto ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"國王神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||951, Iwai, Bando-shi, Ibaraki, Japan
"茨城県坂東市岩井９５１" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||5-minute drive from the Bando I.C. on the Ken-O 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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