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One of the shrine buildings at Sasamuta-jinja

Sasamuta-jinja (西寒多神社) is a Japanese Shinto shrine in Ōita, Ōita on the island of Kyushu.[1]

History[change | change source]

Sasamuta was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of the old Bungo Province. It serves today as one of the ichinomiya of Oita Prefecture. [2] This place is special to the kami named Amaterasu oomikami (天照皇大御神)[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1, "Sasamuta Jinja"; retrieved 2012-10-25.
  2. "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 3; retrieved 2012-10-25.

Other websites[change | change source]

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