Hi! I'm Miyuki, a Japanese woman from Osaka, Japan. This blog is mainly about the introduction of places, events, and various stuff in southern part of Osaka City, Osaka, Kansai, and Japan

by berry-raspberry

Daikai Shrine, right next to Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine

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Daikai Shrine (or Owatatsumi Shrine) is located just next to Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine. It is said it already existed when Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine started.
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Toyotamahiko-no-mikoto and his daughter, Toyotamahime-no-mikoto are enshrined.
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According to Kojiki, the oldest chronicle in Japan. Toyotamahime and Yamasachihiko met at this well.
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There is a legend the power stone “Shiomitsutama” was put under the water by the deity of the ocean. It is said that it has a power to control tide to make high tide.


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by berry-raspberry | 2011-02-05 16:24 | Sumiyoshi Shrine | Comments(0)