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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Sanshu no Jingi

The Imperial Regalia of Japan (三種の神器 Sanshu no Jingi/Mikusa no Kandakara), also known as the Three Sacred Treasures of Japan, consist of the sword Kusanagi (草薙劍 Kusanagi no Tsurugi), the mirror Yata no Kagami (八咫鏡), and the jewel Yasakani no Magatama (八尺瓊勾玉). The regalia represent the three primary virtues: valor (the sword), wisdom (the mirror), and benevolence (the jewel).
Due to the legendary status of these items, their locations are not confirmed, but it is commonly thought that the sword is located at the Atsuta Shrine in Nagoya, the jewel is located at the Three Palace Sanctuaries in Kokyo (the Imperial Palace in Tokyo), and the mirror is located at the Ise Grand Shrine in Mie Prefecture.

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