Aichi shrine worships pickles god

National | CHUBU CONNECTION Jun 20, 2014

Aichi shrine worships pickles god

There is a shrine in Ama, Aichi Prefecture, dedicated to Japan's only god of pickles. It was said that Prince Yamatotakeru, a mythical hero, passed by Kayatsu Shrine once and the villagers served him some pickles, which he declared to be "food for the gods." Residents ...