Toyosaka Shrine (豊栄神社)
This shrine stands next to Noda Shrine, which is known to have one of the best Noh theaters in Japan. It is dedicated to Motonari Mori, who elevated the Mori clan to one of the greatest feudal lords of western Japan during the Age of Warring States. When Motonari's grandson, Terumoto, moved his castle to Hagi after his forced relocation, the spirit of Motonari was enshrined in Kasuga Shrine. The shrine was moved to Yamaguchi in the Meiji period (1868-1912), and the shrine was built and relocated at its present location. The name Toyosaka was bestowed by the Imperial Court. In 1882, it became an Imperial Shrine of Special Status, enshrining those who had made special contributions to the nation.
Review of Toyosaka ShrineTripAdvisor Traveler Rating
- All day
- open everyday
- Parking Lot
- Not available
- Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
- Estimated stay time
- 0-30 minutes
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- Route from this Station Route from this Bus Stop Route from this IC Route from this Parking
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Heading west along Japan’s largest island, Honshu, the very last prefecture you’ll reach is Yamaguchi, separated from Kyushu by a small strip of water known as the Kanmon Straits, which the far-reaching harbor city Shimonoseki looks over. With water at every turn, the seafood of Yamaguchi is an indisputable highlight, and we’re not talking just the usual fish dishes - the notorious fugu, or puffer fish, is a Japanese delicacy that was discovered in Yamaguchi prefecture, making it the best place to try it out.