Tamukeyama Hachiman Shrine

Tamukeyama Hachiman Shrine (手向山八幡宮, Tamukeyama Hachimangu) is a Shinto shrine near Tōdai-ji, Nara, Nara Prefecture, Japan. It is a Hachiman shrine, dedicated to the kami Hachiman. It was established in 749. Kami enshrined here include Emperor Ojin, Emperor Nintoku, Empress Jingū and Emperor Chūai in addition to Hachiman.

Tamukeyama Hachiman Shrine (手向山八幡宮, Tamukeyama Hachimangu)
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Religion
AffiliationShinto
Location
Tamukeyama Hachiman Shrine is located in Japan
Tamukeyama Hachiman Shrine
Shown within Japan
Geographic coordinates34°41′17″N 135°50′41″E / 34.68792°N 135.84463°E / 34.68792; 135.84463Coordinates: 34°41′17″N 135°50′41″E / 34.68792°N 135.84463°E / 34.68792; 135.84463
Shinto torii icon vermillion.svg Glossary of Shinto

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