|Minami Zuijinmon 南随神門|
|KEY WORD : architecture / gates|
|A gate located south of the santuary Honden 本殿 at Kibitsu Jinja 吉備津神社 in Okayama prefecture. Images of two defied loyal retainers of Prince Kibitsuhiko, Kibitsuhiko no Mikoto 吉備津彦命, serve as guardians and are placed left and right of the entrance. All visitors must pass through this gate to worship at the shrine. This gate (1357) is older than the Honden (1425).|
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