Utsuka-no-mikoto-Shrine [Amacho]

The shrine that protects the islands of Oki

This shrine is dedicated to Utsuka-no-mikoto, the deity of bountiful harvests, maritime safety, and safe childbirth, and is one of the four most important shrines in the Oki Island. Utsuka-no-mikoto has been worshipped by the people of Oki since ancient times. According to the creation myth of the Akiyaa Coast in Toyoda, this deity fought a battle of strength against the deity of Oyama Shrine in order to marry the deity of Hinamachi-hime Shrine (Hinamachi-hime-no-mikoto)in Nishinoshima.

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