Cultural Asset Data
|Address||3799 Higashi Aidakami-machi, Hitoyoshi-shi, Kumamoto|
|Mapcode||195 677 629*77|
|Contact||0966-22-2111 (front desk, Hitoyoshi City Board of Education)|
Iwayakumonoza is a shrine that attracted followers during the rise of the Kumano faith, a cult of Shinto with an extremely long history. It was renovated numerous times by the Sagara clan, and features a stone torii gate – a style common in Japanese shrines but rare in the Hitoyoshi Kuma region.