Abita shrine is 'shikinaisya' by which the name appears on Engishiki (a 927 AD Japanese book of laws and regulations).

Our shrine respects Susanoo-no-mikoto. Susanoo-no-mikoto is a great god in Japanese mythology, known for his defeat of Yamata-no-orochi (a large serpent with eight heads: a symbol of many disasters), redemption of Kushiinadahime-no-mikoto, and produced the ground great-discernment on the earth.



Hankyu Railway
about 13 minutes walk from Makiochi and Sakurai stations (Minoh line)

Hankyu Bus
a short walk from Sakuragaoka stop served by Minoh-central line

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