About Samukawa-jinja Shrine

Samukawa-jinja Shrine was called “Ichi-no-miya in Sagami Province” and boasts a history of about 1,600 years. It enshrines the unique guardian deity who presides over Happo-yoke in Japan. From ancient times, Samukawa-jinja Shrine has been worshiped by a wide variety of people in various social classes from court nobles, warriors such as Minamoto-no-Yoritomo, Takeda Shingen, and the Tokugawa clan to private citizens. At present, many people come from all over Japan to receive the divine virtues of “Happo-yoke.”