Chiriku Hachiman-gū

Shinto shrine in Japan

Chiriku Hachiman-gū (千栗八幡宮), also known as Chiriku Hachiman jinja (千栗八幡神社),[1] is a Japanese Shinto shrine in Miyaki, Saga Prefecture.

Chiriku Hachiman-gū



Chiriku Hachiman-gū[2] was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Hizen Province. It is a chief shrine of Saga Prefecture and Nagasaki Prefecture.[3]

In 1940, the shrine was recognized in the system of State Shinto. It was ranked among the most significant shrines or Kokuhei Shōsha (国幣小社) which included 50 sanctuaries.[4]


  1. The name of the shrine is sometimes romanized as Chikuru.
  2. "Hachiman Shinkō," Archived 2012-03-21 at the Wayback Machine Encyclopedia of Shinto. Retrieved 2012-8-24.
  3. "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 3 Archived 2013-05-17 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2012-8-20.
  4. List of Kankokuheisha (官国幣社), p. 3 Archived 2019-07-10 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2012-8-24.

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