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Fujisaki-hachimangu, Kumamoto
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is a Shinto shrine located in Chūō-ku, Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan. It is dedicated to Emperor Ōjin, Empress Jingū and Sumiyoshi Sanjin.HistoryIn 935, Fujisaki Hachimangu was established with the Bunrei of Iwashimizu Hachiman-gū Kyoto, at Chausuyama (now Kumamoto Fujisakidai Baseball Stadium), Kumamoto Castle at the order of Emperor Suzaku. The word Fuji derives from a tale that at the time of establishment, sticking of fuji resulted in fuji Wisteria taking root and grew. Fujisaki Hachimangu has been respected as the defender of Higo, Kumamoto Prefecture. In 1542, Emperor Go-Nara presented a wooden frame 八幡藤崎宮 which is now engraved over the Torii. Rebuilding of the shrine, 20 years apart, had been made with the order of the Emperor.In 1877, the shrine was burnt amid the battle of Satsuma Rebellion and was reconstructed at Igawabuchi Machi, the present location.In the modern system of ranked Shinto Shrines, Fujisaki was listed in 1915 among the 3rd class of nationally significant shrines or Kokuhei Shōsha.
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  • Walk from Kumamoto Castle. Few people far away. I wondered is calm except for events such as new year and your appointed feasts. Would think shook equivalent here also each seen around the shrine, was out of the Lantern. Within the new maiden had practicing Japanese Taiko drumming. Guardian road to Edo period. and you defended shrine. His was to discover something, because not even especially no impression
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  • Starting 1100 years of history, the Emperor go-Suzaku praying for the repression of the rebellion of Taira masakado, that Fujisaki hachimangu shrine. There were few visitors visited the Kumamoto earthquake after the holidays.
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  • Fujisaki Palace Fujisaki shrine Autumn Festival is. In Kumamoto in the biggest festivals say aka horse chase Festival. Held every September on the town 駆ke巡rimasu of more than 60 horses!
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  • Cool place for New Year count down!
  • At the shrine in Kumamoto, the most famous shrine is crowded. Every year we are going to have long lines. Fall Festival is intermission ornate decoration horse in Kumamoto's most famous festival. Like many in 753.
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  • Kumamoto's largest festivals Fujisaki hachimangu shrine Autumn Festival (boshita Festival) so famous
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  • The shrine was visited many times since childhood. Every year many tourists visit. September Festival is also the Fest in Kumamoto.
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  • One of the famous places in Kumamoto. September Festival horses take turns pray there. And visiting the temple, was top in nokyo-sho.
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