Enoshima Shrine

Shonan Area30m

Description

Enoshima Shrine consists of three palaces, Hetsumiya, Nakatsumiya and Okutsumiya. Three-sister sea guardian is worshipped in each palace. In ancient times it was called Enoshima Myojin. You can feel the atmosphere of the mixture of myths. This are winter constellation Orion's myth and the three- sister gardians' myth. Three stars in the Orion's Belt transformed to three Godess as daughters of Amaterasu Omikami. They are worshipped in Munakata Taisha Shrine in Kyushu.

Detailed information

Address

2-3-8 Enoshima, Fujisawa-shi, Kanagawa

Access

Odakyu Line, Katase-Enoshima Station

Business Hours

Shrine opens from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Photos

Visiting sites of Story of Godess and Five-headed Dragon

Visiting sites of Story of Godess and Five-headed Dragon

Enoshima Lanterns

Enoshima Lanterns

Enoshima Samuel Cocking Garden, Enoshima Sea Candle

Enoshima Samuel Cocking Garden, Enoshima Sea Candle

Enoshima Escar

Enoshima Escar