Ooshiro Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Shiga prefecture in Kinki district. The shrine is dedicated to Takamimusubi no Kami ( the god of creation ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"大城神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||66, Gokasyokondocho, Higashiomi-shi, Shiga, Japan
"滋賀県東近江市五個荘金堂町６６" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||20-minute drive from the Yokaichi I.C. on the Meishin 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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