Takeda Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Yamanashi prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to TAKEDA Shingen ( one of the most famous Samurai worriers in the Japanese Warring States Period, called ”Tiger of Kai Province” ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"武田神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||2611, Kofuchumachi, Koufu-shi, Yamanashi, Japan
"山梨県甲府市古府中町２６１１" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||30-minute drive from the Kofu-Showa I.C. on the Chuo Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
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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