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Osumi Peninsula

Aoki Shrine

Sacred "breast water" flowing vigorously from the breasts of a Jizo statue
檍神社
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This shrine, which has deep ties to the myths in the Kojiki and the Nihon Shoki, is said to have been consecrated by the god Izanagi-no-mikoto.
The fresh water that wells up in Odono Pond on the shrine grounds is said to grant an easy delivery to pregnant women who drink it.
Next to the front shrine is a Jizo statue associated with easy delivery and child-rearing. The sacred water that flows vigorously from its breasts is known as "breast water".

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DirectionsApprox. 90 minutes by car from Kagoshima City
Approx. 60 minutes by car from Kagoshima Airport
Telephone Number0986-28-0111  ※Japan's International Country Code is 81
Address 鹿児島県曽於市末吉町南之郷4772   Directions
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