There is a Shinto shrine called “Usa Jinguu Shrine” in Usa City, Oita Prefecture.
This Shinto shrine is the total head office of the “Hachiman shrines” which are approximately 44, 000 of the whole country.
And, the Japan’s three biggest Hachiman shrine is “Usa Jinguu Shrine” and “Iwashimizu Hachiman shrine” and “Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine”.
The main god’s “Yahata Ookami” is the Holy Spirit of Emperor “Oujin”.
“The Usa major shrine” does veneration as the second ancestral mausoleum of the Imperial family which the Imperial family pours “Ise Jingu”. And it is listed in 16 companies of the “Chokusai-sha Shrine”.
※”Chokusai-sha Shrine”: It is the Shinto shrine in which Emperor’s messenger goes at time of the festival.
The beautiful main shrine building is appointed to a national treasure.[ Information ] “Usa Jinguu Shrine”
2859 Minami-Uza Usa City, Oita Prefecture
【April to September】
【October to March】
From Higashi Kyushu Expressway “Usa IC” to Beppu direction by National road No. 10, it is approximately 6 km (approximately 15 minutes).