Okamoto Shrine, where the god of paper is enshrined and which has the most complex roof of all Japanese shrines


I’d like to write about the legend of Echizen washi and Okamoto Shrine . (If you don’t know about Echizen Washi, please visit my previous post.(Echizen Washi has a 1,500-year history and is still evolving))

“This story is from about 1,500 years ago.

There was a village, which is now the city of Echizen, among some mountains. The village didn’t have many rice or vegetable fields, so the people there couldn’t make ends meet. read more