The shrine was built by Masamune Date’s order in 1600. The woman who had a deep belief for Kumano Sanjya Gogen deity and secluded herself in the mountain praying for building a shrine. And then, the head of Kawamura village who heard it petitioned Masamune and he accepted to build the shrine. 「Imakumano Shrine huzoku-kagura」 is handed down in the shrine. It is prayer’s dance called ‘Sakakiryu-kagura’ which is Iwato-kagura descended from Kumanodo-kagura. It started after receiving an official approve of appointment as huzoku-kagura in 1916.
|Address||Aza kitadai10-1,Kawakami,Takadate,Natori City|
|Access||8 mins by walk bus"Takadate-Line"(Natorin-go) Hattan Bus stop|
The biggest old house in Sendai which shape of the Chinese character is.
One of Kumano Sanjya divided a shrine’s tutelary deity from Kumano-Sanzan.
Middle size, Natori style farmer’s house which was built the end of 18 century
One of Tohoku’s biggest ancient burial mounds
One of Kumano Sanjya and you can see the view of Natori Plain and the Pacific Ocean from the hill top.