東広島市立図書館/東広島市デジタルアーカイブ

わたしたちの東広島市(英語)

1 Our towns

(2)Hachihonmatsu Cho

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Ogura Shrine
This shrine is located in the mountain forest to the southwest of Mount Sobagajo.
The Legend of Ayamenomae has been passed down at Ogura Shrine. Ayamenomae, the guardian god of Hara, is enshrined in Ogura Shrine and worshipped to this day. The grave of Ayamenomae is also located nearby.

Ogura Shrine

It would be nice to tour around places related to the Legend of Ayamenomae.


Hachihonmatsu 88 stone Buddhist images
The Shikoku Pilgrimage of 88 temples was very difficult in the past when cars were not commonly available. So, the Buddhas from each of the 88 temples was sculptured here as a stone Buddha. They are located in mountains and villages around Hachihonmatsu Station. They were made in 1926 by local people led by Mr. Kumajiro Horioka.

Stone Buddha image found after 54 years No. 39

Mr. Kumajiro Horioka