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Usa Shrine

 

Usa Shrine is one of the most beautiful Shrine in Japan, and is the head 

shrine of Hachiman Shrine that is composed 44,000 shrines including

Hakozaki Shrine in Fukuoka-city that dedicated to the god Hachiman.

 

Emperor Ojin, who was deified as Hachiman-jin  (the tutelary god of warriors),
is said to be enshrined in all the sites dedicated to him; and the first and
earliest of these was at Usa in the early 8th century. The Shrine is located in
the city of Usa beween Kitakyushu-city and Beppu, and was founded in 727.

 

Exploring the shrine

 

Torii Gate is entrance of the shrine

 

the main shrine to worship deity 

 

 

Ema is a wooden votive tablet with a picture of horse, the diven steed, on it.

 

Omikuji is a fortune written on a piece of paper.

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