Chichibuimamiya Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Saitama prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Izanagi no Mikoto ( the god of life ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"秩父今宮神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||16-10, Nakamachi, Chichibu-shi, Saitama, Japan
"埼玉県秩父市中町１６－１０" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||40-minute drive from the Hanazono I.C. on the Kan-Etsu Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
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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