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|
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People pray for Kannon’s merciful love.
A village-vicinity mountain which is academically known for its rich biota.
Kani kuyou which is called Kaniou Mountain