Miyake Hachimangū

Local name三宅八幡神社
LocationSakyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan

Miyake-Hachimangū is a Shinto shrine, in Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The shrine is famous for worship to beneficial to children, such as baby colic, academic achievement, safe delivery of childbirth. Because Mushi was thought to cause baby colic, the shrine also has worship for power to expel Mushi. Therefore the shrine is so-called Mushi-hachiman. Recently, many pieces of large size of Ema was excavated, that represent worship to expel Mushi, and the Ema were designated to National Folk Cultural Properties.

Tags Place of WorshipShintoism
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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miyake_Hachimangū

Address Kyoto, Japan

Coordinates 35°4'4.506" N 135°47'39.384" E

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