Matsumae Shrine

Matsumae Shrine

Matsumae Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Hokkaido prefecture in Hokkaido district. The shrine is dedicated to TAKEDA Nobuhiro ( a famous Samurai worrier, and ancestor of the Matsumae clan ).

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Name Matsumae Shrine
"松前神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 145, Matsushiro, Matsumae-cho, Matsumae-gun, Hokkaido, Japan
"北海道松前郡松前町字松城145" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 120-minute drive from the Onuma-Koen I.C. on the Hokkaido Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 01394-2-2032

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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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