Shimotsuke Province facts for kids
- 1150 (Kyūan 6, 12th month): Minamoto-no Yoshikane, the head of the Ashikaga clan, was established in Shimotsuke Province.
- 1627 (Kan'ei 4): Inaba Masanari took control of Mōka Domain in Shimotsuke.
- 1672 (Kanbun 12): Itakura Shigenori was given the fief of Kasuyama Domain in Shimotsuke.
- 1725 (Kyōhō 10): A cadet branch of the Ōkubo clan was established in Karasuyama Domain in Shimotsuke, where they stayed until the Meiji Restoration.
Shrines and Temples
Futarasan jinja was the chief Shinto shrine (ichinomiya) of Shimotsuke.
Images for kids
ukiyo-e " Shimotsuke " in "The Famous Scenes of the Sixty States" (六十余州名所図会), depicting Mount Nikkō, Urami Waterfall (Shimotsuke, Nikkōsan, Urami no taki)
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