Cultural Properties of Aburahi-jinja Shrine

Yakkofuri

An elaborate festival held every five years in the precinct called Yakkofuri reflects the past practice where samurai gathered to pray to their tutelary deities.

Aburahi-jinja Shrine

The gate, cloister and main building are nationally designated important cultural properties.

Aburahi-jinja Shrine
Hanging Buddha image of the Aburahi deity

Hanging Buddha image of the Aburahi deity. Guardian gods of ninja such as Marishiten were worshipped.

Aburahi-jinja Shrine is a shrine dedicated to a number of gods that Koka ninja worshipped, and Shotokutaishi is enshrined as the god of war here. The cloister was used as a gathering place and the main building was constructed using funds donated by many samurai.

Aburahi-jinja Shrine

Access
10 minutes’ drive / 30 minutes’ walk from Aburahi Sta. of JR Kusatsu Line
TEL
0748-88-2106
Address
1042 Aburahi, Koka-cho, Koka City
Parking
Available