Sarutahiko-kami、Ameno-izumeno-mikoto are worshipped as the enshrined deity asYamato-takeruno-mikoto’s praying for the coming of a deity in In KeikoEmperor era. It was called ’Doso-Shrine’ in Edo era but it was renamed to ’Saeno-Shrine’ in 1874. It enshrined together with Sague-Shrine located in Shiote in 1908. Lieutenant General Fujiwara Ason Sanekata who was the model of Hikaru-Genji in “The Tale of Genji” didn’t get off from his horse and passed by the shrine when he visited this area. It was said that he died from falling off from his horse because of his rudeness in front of the God.
|Address||Aza Nishidai1-4,Kasajima,Medeshima,Natori City|
|Parking||parking is available|
|Access||3 mins by walk from bus"Kitame uehara-Line"(Natorin-go) Dosojin-mae bus stop|
It is fun Spring festival seeing fully blossomed cherry blossoms
Enjoy the view from one of 3 Natori Kumano Shrines.
The beach is currently under restoration from the disaster.
One of Kumano Sanjya divided a shrine’s tutelary deity from Kumano-Sanzan.
One of Tohoku’s biggest ancient burial mounds