2. Japan Heritage - Hitoyoshi Kuma
  3. 700 Years of the Sagara
  4. 9.Oikami Shrine

9.Oikami Shrine

老神神社【人吉市】|日本で最も豊かな隠れ里 日本遺産人吉球磨【熊本県】

Cultural Asset Data

Name Oikami Shrine
Address 22 Oikami-machi, Hitoyoshi-shi, Kumamoto
Mapcode 195 736 759*03
Contact 0966-22-2111 (front desk, Hitoyoshi City Board of Education)

Oikami was protected by the Sagara clan as their patron deity. The current shrine building was reconstructed at the beginning of the Edo period (early 17th century), and displays many of the characteristic features of the distinctive architecture of the Hitoyoshi Kuma region.

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