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Ryugu Shrine

 

Ryugu Shrine is located at Nagasaki-bana Cape, the southernmost point of Satsuma peninsula.

Nagasaki-bana Cape is said to be the birthplace of the legend of Urashima Taro who saved a turtle,

it took him to Ryugu-jo (the Palace of the Dragon as a token of it’s gratitude).

Sea turtles come to lay eggs on the beach near this place, and local people love them as the

protective god of the sea.

 

            Ryugu Shrine

        Nagasaki-bana Cape

       Lighthouse at the Cape

The new worship hall of the shrine was built in 2011.

The name of popular limited express for sightseeing “Ibusuki-tamate-bako” is associated with the

legend of Urashima Taro. Tamate-bako is a box Otohime gave to Urashima Taro.

 

       Shrine main building

     Urashima Taro

      Shell dedevate house

This shrine is becoming popular as a power spot of matchmaking and good fortune in love.
There are shells in a big pot. It is said that if you write your wish on a shell and dedicate it,

your wish will be granted.

 


 

 Location of Ibusuki

 

 


 

 General information  

 

Address 1578-8 Yamagawa-Okachogamizu, Ibusuki-city, Kagoshima-prefecture
Access 15 minutes by a vehicle from JR Yamagawa Station

 

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