Akutsu Hachiman Shrine

Akutsu Hachiman Shrine あくつはちまんじんじゃ
Yamagata Prefecture only triple tower
 As for the Akutsu Hachiman Shrine, it is said to be opening that Jikaku Daishi built Amitabha hall by powerful family, cooperation of yasukyutsuiwasanro in 860 (Jogan 2), and Yoshiie Minamotono prays for the victory for Oshu subjugation late in the back, peace and tells when kansei did Yahata, Tsuruoka, Kamakura, but is not sure from the start. To the entrance left hand of stone pavement approach to a shrine mossed among trees growing thick, there is main hall in court dance and music lord, the depths in the middle of triple tower, approach to a shrine of graceful figure. These three buildings become designated cultural assets of the prefecture.

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  • Name Akutsu Hachiman Shrine
  • Location Takahata-machi, Higashiokitama-gun larger section of a village Akutsu 2011
  • Phone number 0238-52-2924
  • Access Than JR Takahata Station car 15 minutes
  • Parking lot Available (the entrance side of Akutsu Hachiman Shrine)
  • Contact information Akutsu Hachiman Shrine
  • URL http://samidare.jp/ichinohe/
  • Remarks  Triple tower was rebuilt by contribution of farmer in 1797 (Kansei 9), and is said to be for the first time-based ha, 1625 (Kanei 2). It is copper covering a roof with shingles, Okitama local only layered pagoda in hosankanzo. Court dance and music lord is said to be thing of last years of Muromachi and is one one room pyramid-shaped roof, thatch. Dance of Ennen is high in dignity on Japan (with mountain) dance, September 15 and, on May 3, is danced every year whether it is full of ancient rites. Main hall is three ken company wave-style architecture of Shinto shrines, thatch.
     There is belfry, dried age pine, horseback archery Matoba trace in the precincts, and the mountain behind whole area is dotted with Akutsu old burial mound group (Toriicho supporting county) ten several. In addition, there are caves of pine (town designated cultural assets) Okuno-in Temple for 1,000 years, and legends of * of flocculus, grandpa and gramma stone, propagating Buddhism Shimizu remain, too. We are located the east of town historical park, and crowd of Shinto shrine Nishikata is colored with azalea approximately 5,000. There is native district museum on the east side of the precincts. In addition, we maintain the outskirts as historical park, and nuclear site includes prefectural archaeology museum in "hill of ukitamu topographical record".

    ※Buddhist priest Ennin of Jikaku Daishi - Tendai sect. We learn from Tang five components mountain and become Enryaku-ji Temple third abbot. It is nyujaku in Risshaku-ji Temple Risshaku-ji Temple.

    ◎The main hall of the Akutsu Hachiman Shrine
     Designated Date:: * 30.8.1 (* 27.4.1)
     Number of Designation: One
     Structure and form: Three ken of length of a crossbeam, two ken, one fold, wave-style architecture of Shinto shrines, thatch between beam
     Establishment Date: The 1755 rebuilding (1755)
     Open to Public: As needed
    ◎Akutsu Hachiman Shrine Mie tower
     Designated Date:: * 30.8.1 (* 27.4.1)
     Number of Designation: 1
     Structure and form: Three ken of Mie tobas, copper sheet roofing
     Address of owner: Takahata-machi, Higashiokitama-gun larger section of a village Akutsu character Hachimanyama
    ◎Akutsu Hachiman Shrine court dance and music lord
     Designated Date:: * 30.8.1 (* 27.4.1)
     Number of Designation: One
     Structure and form: One ken of length of a crossbeam, span one ken, one fold, pyramid-shaped roof, thatch
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