Sites & cities that bear the name of Tenri


Today in : Japan
First trace of activity : ca. 5th century C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : 天理市, Tenri-shi

Description : Tenri (天理市, Tenri-shi) is a city located in Nara Prefecture, Japan. The modern city was founded on April 1, 1954, and is named after the Japanese new religion Tenrikyo, which has its headquarters in the city. Tenri was briefly the capital of Japan during the reign of Emperor Ninken. The life of the Imperial court was centered at Isonokami Hirotaka Palace where the emperor lived in 488–498.

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