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HistoryJunisho Shrine/Kiku Shrine

This shrine enshrines the Shinto deity Sukunahikona.
According to shrine legend, in the year 928, 12 stalks of yomogi (Japanese mugwort) in one night, and in accordance with the divine message, a shrine to the Chief God Nouneguni, a deity of local development, was built in Daishogun, Noune-cho. In 1175, the shrine was moved to this location.
It is also told that because the shrine is to the southwest of the castle, it was moved here in the Edo period (1603-1868).
Kiku Shrine is also located on the shrine grounds, which had long been visited by pilgrims as the site of the deity Sangiku Daimyojin.

Basic Information

  • Toilet Available

    Toilet Available

  • Restaurant On-site

    Restaurant On-site

  • Parking Available

    Parking Available

  • Shop Available

    Shop Available

  • Coin locker available

    Coin locker available

  • WiFi available

    WiFi available

  • Accepts credit cards

    Accepts credit cards

Train: Approx. 10 minute walk from Himeji Station on JR or the Sanyo Electric Railway
120 Junishomaecho, Himeji, Hyogo 670-0911