Kashii Shrine

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  • Japanese: 香椎宮 (kashii guu)

Kashii Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Fukuoka associated with Emperor Chûai and with connections to Korea.

Emperor Chûai's coffin is said to have been suspended in a beech tree (shii) following his death; the shrine takes its name from this event.


  • Gregory Smits, Maritime Ryukyu, University of Hawaii Press (2019), 28.

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