Chiryu Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Aichi prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Ugayafukiaezu no Mikoto ( the god of agriculture, matchmaking and safe delivery ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan). It is designated as the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.This shrine is famous for its gorgeous festival, called Chiryu Matsuri.
More Details (Japanese Site)
"知立神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||12, Kanda, Nishimachi, Chiryu-shi, Aichi, Japan
"愛知県知立市西町神田１２" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||10-minute drive from the Toyota-Minami I.C. on the Isewangan Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
A torii (鳥居, literally bird abode) is a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the profane to sacred.
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