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Kotohiragu / Konpira-san

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Known as Konpira-san, located in mountainside of Mt. Kotohira-yama

The headquarter of all Konpira-san shrine in Japan. The shine is located in mountainside of Mt. Kotohira-yama. There are 785 steps of the stairs to get to the main shrine. A view from the terrace in front of the main shrine is very beautiful, even Seto-Ohashi bridge can be seen.

History

As the shrine has the history of mixed with Buddhism in medieval ages for long time, a document of Buddhism tells that the shrine was established at least before 1165 A.D. The enshrined deity Omono-nushi is the calm spirit of Okuni-Nishi-no-Okami.

Deities Enshrined

Omono-Nushi-no-Mikoto

Emperor Sutoku

Blessing

Rich harvest

Safe sailing

Foundation

Before Eiman 1(1165 A.D)

Location

892-1 Kotohira-cho Nakatado-gun, Kagawa

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