The main gate to the Ohyamazumi Shrine
This is located in Oh-mishima Island in Ehime Prefecture. Oh-yamazumi
is the head shrine of Yamazumi Shrines and Mishima Shrines.
This is a newly-rebuilt gate with lots of money spent.
This is the gate to the main shrine, in which the god of the sea and
the god of war are enshrined like Konpira Shrine in Kagawa Prefecture.
Many people including the members of the Maritime SDF and the Japan
Coast Guard come and worship here.
Commander in chief of the former Japanese Imperial Navy, Isoroku Yamamoto,
is said to have given his prayer.
Many old trees are found in the precincts of the Shrine.
This tree is said to be around 2,600 years old.
Some tens of thousands of Japanese swords and armors were dedicated to
the God, praying for victories and celebrating victories since the 12th century.
This shrine has 8 items designated as national treasure and 75 items designated as
important cultural asset.