Sasamuta-jinja

Shinto shrines in Ōita Prefecture, Japan

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

One of the shrine buildings at Sasamuta-jinja

HistoryEdit

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]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kotodamaya.com, "Sasamuta Jinja"; retrieved 2012-10-25.
  2. "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 3 Archived 2013-05-17 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-10-25.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Sasamuta-jinja at Wikimedia Commons