Ookunitama Shrine

Ookunitama Shrine

Ookunitama Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Tokyo metropolis in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Ookunitama no Ookami ( the great god of land ).

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Name Ookunitama Shrine
"大國魂神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 3-1 Miyamachi, Fuchu-shi, Tokyo, Japan
"東京都府中市宮町3-1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute drive from the Kunitachi-Fuchu I.C. on the Chuo Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 042-362-2130

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Hudoki

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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