Kubohachiman Shrine

Kubohachiman Shrine

Kubohachiman Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Yamanashi prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Emperor Ohjin ( legendary emperor worshipped as god of military arts ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan).

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Name Kubohachiman Shrine
"大井俣窪八幡神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 654, Kita, Yamanashi-shi, Yamanashi, Japan
"山梨県山梨市北654" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 30-minute drive from the Katsunuma I.C. on the Chuo Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0553-23-5390

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Komainu

Komainu (狛犬), often called lion-dogs in English, are statue pairs of lion-like creatures either guarding the entrance or the inner shrine of many Japanese Shinto shrines or kept inside the inner shrine itself, where they are not visible to the public. The first type, born during the Edo period, is called sando komainu (参道狛犬 visiting road Komainu), the second and much older type jinnai komainu (陣内狛犬 shrine inside komainu). They can sometimes be found also at Buddhist temples, nobility residences or even private homes.

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