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Toyotama-hime Shrine

The home of the Satsuma Mizu-karakuri, a registered National Intangible Folk Cultural Property
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Toyotama-hime-no-mikoto, the god enshrined at Toyotama-hime Shrine, was born safely with a pretty face like a pearl. Thus, visitors to this shrine are said to give birth safely to beautiful children.
At its Rokugatsudo summer lantern festival, the shrine holds Mizu-karakuri, a puppet play in which the puppets' movement is powered by a waterwheel.

Basic Information

  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Prayer Room
  • Barrier-free Facility
  • Rest Room
  • Parking
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Business Hours [Time] 9:00am~5:00pm      
DirectionsApprox. 5 minutes by car from the Chiran Samurai Residence Complex
Approx. 50 minutes by car from central Kagoshima City
Telephone Number0993-83-4335  ※Japan's International Country Code is 81
Address 鹿児島県南九州市知覧町郡16510   Directions

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