Miyajidake Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Fukuoka prefecture in Kyushu district. The shrine is dedicated to Empress Jingu ( the legendary empress who had conquered Korea ). This shrine is famous for 11-meter-long Shimenawa, sacred rice-straw ropes.
More Details (Japanese Site)
"宮地嶽神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||7-1, Miyajimotomachi, Fukutsu-shi, Fukuoka, Japan
"福岡県福津市宮司元町７－１" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||15-minute drive from the Furukawa I.C. on the Kyushu 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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