Okitsushima-jinja Shrine (奥津嶋神社)
Okitsushima-jinja Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in Okishima-cho, Omi Hachiman City, Shiga Prefecture. It is said that it was built in 712. It is a Myojin Taisha Shrine listed in Engishiki (one of the earliest extant written records of imperial court etiquette compiled in the Engi era) laws. It was a prefectural shrine in the old classification of shrines.
The enshrined deity
Okitsushimanohime no Mikoto
The crest for the shrine
sasa-rindo (bamboo grass and gentians)
Reisai (regular festival)
It is held on May 8.
The shrines in the precincts
Cultural properties and others
Shaki (history of the shrine) (in 1525)
Benzaiten (a female deity)-ki (book) (in 1734)