Hachiman shrines

Hachiman shrines
   Shrines dedicated to Hachiman account for about half the registered shrines in Japan. About 30,000 are bunsha of the Iwa-shimizu-Hachiman-gu and 15,000 of the Usa-Hachiman-gu.

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  • Twenty-Two Shrines — Manuscript of Nijuunisha chuushiki The Twenty Two Shrines (二十二社, Nijūni sha? …   Wikipedia

  • Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gū — Infobox Shinto shrine name = Tsurugaoka Hachiman gū 鶴岡八幡宮 width = caption = The stairway to the Senior Shrine ( hongū ) type = Hachiman Shrine dedication = Hachiman founded = 1063 closed = founder = priest = address = 2 1 31 Yukinoshita, Kamakura …   Wikipedia

  • Ōsaki Hachiman-gū — 大崎八幡宮 Haiden of Ōsaki Hachiman gū Information Type …   Wikipedia

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