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by berry-raspberry

Birth stones of Shimazu Tadahisa in Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine

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There are the stones which are called “birth stones” in Sumiyoshi Grand Shrine.
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It is said, Shimazu Tadahisa was born here.
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Shimazu Tadahisa lived in 13th century, and is a founder of Shimazu family who reigned Shimazu-han (now it’s Kagoshima Prefecture) for several hundred years until the end of Edo era.


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by berry-raspberry | 2011-03-04 19:56 | Sumiyoshi Shrine | Comments(0)