Kattamine Shrine/Main Shrine
History & Culture
Another name "Swan
It was enshrined as sochinju (local Shinto deity) of Katsuta-gun, having an ancient and honorable history. The main shrine was dedicated in Kyouhou 3 (1718) by Katakura, the lord of Shiroishi Castle, who served as senior retainers to the Date clan. It is Miyagi Prefecture's Designated Cultural Property. In addition, the hall of worship, the gates, Swan Old Stone Monument, and 21 items of Votive tables are Zao Town's Designated Cultural Property. Moreover the sacred Shinto music and dance of Kattamine Shrine is listed as Zao Town's Designated Intangible Folk-Cultural Property.
Another name of this shrine is "Swan Daimyoujin". This area has a custom to worship Swans for a long time, and there are a number of swan votive tablets dedicated to the shrine. There is also "Swan Old Stone Monument", Zao Town's Designated Important Cultural Property.
- Postal Code
- 1 Baba, Miya, Zao Town, Katta-gun, Miyagi prefecture
- Access Method
- By bus: Take Miyako Bus. 2 minutes walk from the bus stop "Miya".
- Budget reference
- Free entry
- Parking area