|In the year 1901, the god enshrined at Nishinomiya Shrine in Hyogo Prefecture was apportioned and brought to Kiryu. In 1905 a shrine was constructed in honor of the god.
Nishinomiya is the only shrine in the entire Kanto area dedicated to the
four gods Ebisu Okami, Amaterasu Okami, Susano'o no Mikoto and Okuninushi
Every year on November 19th and 20th the well-known Ebisuko Festival is held at Nishinomiya.