The shrine is considered to have first been established in 669 by the order of Emperor Tenji. The shrine has been known ever since as one location like Karasaki Shrine as a designated location for Shinto purification rituals to ward off disaster for the Emperor. A wooden ema plaque remains from the great grandfather of Ōishi Kuranosuke, who is a main figure in the tale of the Forty-seven Rōnin.
|Address||1-2-1 Oishinaka, Otsu City|
|Access|| ■By train |
Take a bus from JR Ishiyama Station until Oishi Shogakko-mae and walk for 3 min.
10 min. from the Seta-nishi/Seta-higashi Interchange via the Meishin Expressway or 10 min. from the Keiji Bypass Nango Interchange
|Contact|| TEL: 077-546-0079 |