Akagi Shrine

Akagi Shrine

Akagi Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Gunma prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Akagi Daimyojin ( the god of Mt. Akagi ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan).

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Name Akagi Shrine
"赤城神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 4-2, Fujimimachiakagisan, Maebashi-shi, Gunma, Japan
"群馬県前橋市富士見町赤城山4-2" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 60-minute drive from the Akagi I.C. on the Kan-Etsu Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 027-287-8202

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Ichinomiya

Ichinomiya (一宮, also 一の宮 or 一之宮, first shrine) is a historical term referring to the Japanese Shinto shrines with the highest shrine rank in a province or prefecture.
Most of the old provinces of Japan had one or more ichinomiya, which gave rise to place names, such as the city of Ichinomiya, Aichi. Shrines of the lower rank are called ninomiya (二宮, second), sannomiya (三宮, third), shinomiya (四宮, fourth), and so forth.

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