Tenmangu Kitano Shrine
History... Constructed by the second castle lord of Hikone, Naotaka Ii, on the occasion of Hikone Castle's construction.
Enshrined Deity... Sugawara no Michizane (the Shinto god of learning)
Festivals... The shrine is lively during the Hikone Ebisu Festival on the 10th, during which bamboo branches are sold for good fortune.
- 1-3-10 Bamba, Hikone City, Shiga Prefecture 522-0069
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