Kuwana sosha (Kasuga-jinja shrine) is the common name for both Kuwana-jinja shrine and Nakatomi-jinja shrine. Kuwana sosha is known as the local Shinto deity.
According to an old document, Kuwana-jinja shrine where worships Kuwana-obi (the founder of Kuwana) was there in 110, and it is called “the god of prosperity” because it supported Kuwana to flourish.
In addition, Nakatomi-jinja shrine enshrined Kasuga four deities from Kasuga-taisha in 1296, which is why Nakatomi is called a shrine for warding off evil.
The first Sunday in every August has Ishidori-matsuri festival, which is called “the loudest festival in Japan”. You will hear the sound of cymbals and drums all day. It is such a lively festival which is loved by local people.
- Business hours
- Worshipping is available for 24 hours. Providing site is opend from 8:30am to 5pm.
- Motomachi 46, Kuwana-city
- [Car] 10-min drive from "Kuwana-Higashi I.C", "Kuwana I.C" on Higashi-Meisaka Express way, and also "Wangan-Kuwana I.C" on Ise-wangan Express way.
- [Train] 20-min ride from JR Kintetsu Nagoya station to JR Kintetsu Kuwana station. 14-min walk from JR KintetsuKuwana staiton.