Iwa jinja

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One of the shrine buildings at Iwa jinja

Iwa jinja (伊和神社) is a Japanese Shinto shrine in Shiso, Hyōgo on the island of Honshu.[1]

History[change | change source]

Iwa jinja was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of the old Harima Province. It serves today as one of the ichinomiya of Hyōgo Prefecture. [2] This place is special to the kami named Ookuninushi no kami (大国主神)[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kotodamaya.com, "Iwo Jinja"; retrieved 2012-11-20.
  2. "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 3; retrieved 2012-11-20.

Other websites[change | change source]

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