Hinomisaki Shrine

Hinomisaki-jinja Shrine is a very old shrine which is located northwest of Izumo Taisha, in the western end of Shimane Peninsula, and it even appeared in Izumonokuni-fudoki, a historical document. The shrine has two parts to it; the bottom part is called Hishizumino-miya, and the top part is called Kamino-miya. They are called Hinomisaki-jinja Shrine all together. Susanoono-mikoto is enshrined in Kamino-miya, and Amaterasu-taisha is enshrined in Hishizumino-miya.


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