Kōra taisha

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Kōra Taisha in Kurume

Kōra taisha (高良大社) is a Japanese Shinto shrine in Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture.

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Kōra taisha was founded in the fifth century. It is mentioned in the Engishiki.

It was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Chikugo Province and it is one of four in Fukuoka Prefecture.[1]

In 1915, the shrine was recognized in the system of State Shinto. It was one of six most highly ranked, nationally significant shrines or Kokuhei Taisha (国幣大).[2]

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Coordinates: 33°18′5.83″N 130°33′57.28″E / 33.3016194°N 130.5659111°E / 33.3016194; 130.5659111