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|
Fudoki (風土記) are ancient reports on provincial culture, geography, and oral tradition presented to the reigning monarchs of Japan, also known as local gazetteers. They contain agricultural, geographical, and historical records as well as mythology and folklore. Fudoki manuscripts also document local myths, rituals, and poems that are not mentioned in the Kojiki and the Nihon Shoki chronicles, which are the most important literature of the ancient national mythology and history. In the course of national unification, the imperial court enacted a series of criminal and administrative codes called ritsury? and surveyed the provinces established by such codes to exert greater control over them.
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