Kanasana Shrine is the 2nd top shrine in the land of Musashi. It was established by Yamato Takeru no Mikoto when he was conquering the eastern land of Japan in Japanese Myth.
During Kamakura Period, One of the Musashi 7 lords, Kodama family highly respected as the protector of their land. It was also highly respected by Tokugawa Government during Edo period.
There are many historical sits in this shrine.
Like Suwa shrines, this shrine has no main hall and the mountain itself is the sacred script.
It was constructed in 1534 by priest Zenryu. It is registered as the national important cultural assets.