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Chiriku Hachiman-gū

Chiriku Hachiman-gū (千栗八幡宮), also known as Chiriku Hachiman jinja (千栗八幡神社), is a Japanese Shinto shrine in Miyaki, Saga Prefecture.


Chiriku Hachiman-gū was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Hizen Province. It is a chief shrine of Saga Prefecture and Nagasaki Prefecture.

In 1940, the shrine was recognized in the system of State Shinto. It was among the ranked, nationally significant shrines or Kokuhei Shōsha (国幣小社) which included 50 sanctuaries.

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