Tozan jinja (Sueyama jinja/shrine)


JP: 陶山神社/とうざんじんじゃ


Known as Tozan (meaning literally pottery mountain) in Arita town, but officially called Sueyama jinja. Located in Arita town, Saga. Founded in 1658 and dedicated to Emperor Ojin, Nabeshima Naoshige, and Ri Sanpei (Yi Sam-pyeong), the Korean responsible for the establishment of the ceramics industry around Arita. 

The archway at the entrance to the shrine, a pair of guardian dogs, the lanterns, and a big water jar are all made of porcelain.

Address: 2-5-1, Odaru, Arita-cho, Nishimatsuura-gun, Saga

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