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Hachidai Ryuo Shrine

West, Itoshima Area

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The shrine stands quietly on the edge of a sandbank surrounded by Imazu Bay.

It enshrines Hachidai Ryuo or Eight Great Dragon Kings who saved the life of a Japanese priest Eisai of Zen Buddhism Rinzai School during a heavy storm on his journey back home from China.

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