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Tenman gū

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Address  Japan

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Tenman-gū (天満宮) is a shinto shrine which enshrines Sugawara no Michizane as Tenjin. There are about 14 thousand Tenman-gū in Japan. Famous Tenman-gū are as follows:


  • Dazaifu Tenman-gū (Dazaifu, Fukuoka) -- One of the Sōhonsha (head shrines) of Tenman-gū
  • Kitano Tenman-gū (Kamigyo, Kyoto) -- Another Sōhonsha of Tenman-gū
  • Nagaoka Tenman-gū (Nagaokakyo, Kyoto)
  • Misode Tenman-gū (Onomichi, Hiroshima)
  • Ōsaka Tenman-gū (Kita-ku, Osaka)
  • Hōfu Tenman-gū (Hofu, Yamaguchi)
  • Yabo Tenman-gū (Kunitachi, Tokyo)
  • Yamada Tenman-gū, Nagoya
  • Yushima Tenman-gū (Bunkyo, Tokyo)
  • Kameido Tenjin Shrine (Koto, Tokyo)
  • A group of three notable shrines has been called the Three Great Tenjin Shrines.

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