Shiroyama Kumano Jinja Shrine
Shiroyama Kumano Jinja (城山熊野神社) is a Shinto shrine located in the northern part of Tokyo. It's a 4-minute walk from Toei Mita Line Shimura-sanchome Station.
It was founded in 1042 and is a spiritual branch of the three Kumano Shrines in Wakayama Prefecture.
There are dozens of ema pictures displayed in the precincts.
The shrine is a 4-minute walk from Toei Mita Line Shimura-sanchome Station.
This set of device was a fire extinguisher. These types were used from the Edo to Meiji Period (around the 18th and 19th century).
Kaguraden is where music is offered at ceremonies. This one was created in 1954.
Haiden is where you offer prayers.
Honden behind haiden is where the divinities are enshrined. Present Haiden and Honden, connected by Heiden, were completed in 1957.
Shokonsha enshrines the war dead of the district where the shrine is situated.
This building, constructed in 1900, was the former Honden of the shrine.
Emaden, which displays ema pictures, was the former Haiden. It was erected in the mid- to late- Edo period.
Exhibited inside Emaden are dozens of ema pictures dedicated to the shrine. These were created from the mid-Edo to Taisho Era.