Motosumiyoshi Shrine, Kobe

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Moto-Sumiyoshi Shrine (本住吉神社, Motosumiyoshi Jinja) is a Japanese Shinto shrine in Higashinada ward, Kobe . It is one of the biggest shrines in western Kobe and is located next to Sumiyoshi Station. There is documentary evidence that the shrine has existed since the 13th century.
Moto-Sumiyoshi Shrine holds a danjiri festival in May each year. The portable shrines are wheeled through the neighborhoods around the shrine by teams of about 50 people.
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  • We stayed near this shrine so saw it several times and while it is nice it was not great. Until we were there when a celebration was taking place. This is clearly an active shrine and a large number....  more »
  • Honsumiyoshi Shrine is located along National Route 2 near JR Sumiyoshi Station. A large torii gate welcomes worshippers. There was a stall in front of the torii gate, and I visited the shrine when I walked around the area in February. It is a historical shrine that is said to be the former shrine of Sumiyoshi Taisha in Osaka. According to the company's biography, it is said that in the Nihon Shoki, the ship stopped proceeding on the way back from the marchof of Empress Jingu, and that it was the place where the three gods of Sumiyoshi were enshrined by the oracle. If you are interested in shrines and temples, please visit...
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