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Sumiyoshi Shrine, Akashi

4.4
#2 of 13 in Historic Sites in Akashi
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • A quiet and throatful shrine⛩ The sea is in front of you and it is very natural, and picnics and small parks are recommended in the hole. During the festival, a lot of shrine sass were decorated and beautiful✨ When you want to take a walk or see the sea, it is recommended by all means. There was a place where the car was able to be stopped though there were a few.
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  • "The birthplace of Sumiyoshi Shrine"  According to legend, when Empress Jingu's three-Korean subjugation occurred in Harima Pass, a storm subsided when he evacuated to Uozumi and prayed to Sumiyoshi Okami. After her triumph, The Empress Jingu enshrined Sumiyoshi Ogami in Settsu Province Sumiyoshi. According to Sumiyoshi Taisha Jindaiki, which is passed down to Sumiyoshi Taisha in Osaka, Sumiyoshi Ogami said, "I want to live in Harima Country. There was a deposit to the place where the branch of the wisteria reached, and when the branch of the wisteria floated in the sea, it flowed to the fish house. Therefore, it is said that the foundation of our company was the construction of Sumiyoshi Okami in the 8th year of Emperor Oshiro (464). In 1292, he was transferred to his current location. It is said to be the god of maritime protection, industry, and waka literature, and it is the guardian god of traffic safety, commerce and industry, and study. In addition, it honors the divine virtue of Sumiyoshi Myojin as a phase of Sumiyoshi and Takasago pines in the song "Takasago", and it is also a god of the married couple's amicable. It is called "the birthplace of Sumiyoshi Shrine" because it is the place where Sumiyoshi Okami was enshrined for the first time. This is because when Emperor Jingu was caught in a storm in Harima Pass as described above, he stayed here and prayed for peace to Sumiyoshi Okami, and the wind and rain were handed down in the immediate place, and it was handed down that he had gotten a little.
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