Atakasumiyoshi Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Fukui prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Sumiyoshi Sanjin ( the three Shinto gods Sokotsutsu no O no Mikoto, Nakatsutsu no O no Mikoto, and Uwatsutsu no O no Mikoto ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"安宅住吉神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||Ta 17 Atakamachi, Komatsu-shi, Ishikawa, Japan
"石川県小松市安宅町タ１７" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||10-minute drive from the Komatsu I.C. on the Hokuriku Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
Shimenawa (標縄・注連縄・七五三縄, "enclosing rope") are lengths of laid rice straw or hemp rope used for ritual purification in the Shinto religion. They can vary in diameter from a few centimetres to several metres, and are often seen festooned with shide. A space bound by shimenawa often indicates a sacred or pure space, such as that of a Shinto shrine.
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