Fujieda Station

Akunami Shrine

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The oldest shrine in the Shida Plain that was said to be founded by Emperor Nintoku in the 6th year of his reign (AD318). It is a formal shrine that is described in the "Engishiki Jinmyocho"" compiled during the Heian period. Known locally as the "Akunamisan", it is well-known for granting prayers to ward off evil and bring good luck, in addition to improving football skills. The "Fujieda Grand Festival" is held once every 3 years. During the festival, a portable shrine is tug around and local dances are performed to the accompaniment of epic songs, shamisen and orchestra music.

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name
Akunami Shrine
Genre
Attractions Shrines
Area
Fujieda Station
address
5-15-36 Fujieda, Fujieda-shi, Shizuoka Prefecture
phone number
054-643-2915
business hours
Free entry, office is opened from 7:30 to 16:30
holiday
NIL
price
Free
Parking
About 50 lots
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