Kurume Suitengū

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Kurume Suitengū (久留米水天宮) is a Shinto shrine located in Kurume, Fukuoka prefecture, Japan. This shrine is the headquarters for all Suitengū Shrines in Japan.

Kurume Suitengū
久留米水天宮
Suitengu kurume city.jpg
The honden, or main shrine
Religion
AffiliationShinto
DeityAmenominakanushi
Emperor Antoku
Taira no Tokuko
Taira no Tokiko
Location
Location265, Senoshita-machi Kurume
Fukuoka 830-0025
Kurume Suitengū is located in Japan
Kurume Suitengū
Shown within Japan
Geographic coordinates33°19′13″N 130°29′46″E / 33.32028°N 130.49611°E / 33.32028; 130.49611Coordinates: 33°19′13″N 130°29′46″E / 33.32028°N 130.49611°E / 33.32028; 130.49611
Website
www.suitengu.net
Icon of Shinto.svg Glossary of Shinto

LegendsEdit

As a shrine related with water, Suitengū came to be venerated as a guardian shrine for marine traffic and was said to have a connection with the legend of Kappa. These days, it is believed to house the god of safe childbirth.

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