Fujisanhongusengen Shrine

Fujisanhongusengen Shrine

Fujisanhongusengen Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Shizuoka prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Konohana Sakuya Hime ( the goddess of?cherry blossoms ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan) , and was occupying the highest rank among the shrines of a province.It is designated as World Cultural Heritage Site.

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Name Fujisanhongusengen Shrine
"富士山本宮浅間大社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1-1, Miyacho, Fujinomiya-shi, Shizuoka, Japan
"静岡県富士宮市宮町1-1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 20-minute drive from the Fuji I.C. on the Tomei Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0544-27-2002

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Goshintai

In Shinto, shintai (神体 body of the kami), or go-shintai (御神体 sacred body of the kami) when the honorific prefix go- is used, are physical objects worshipped at or near Shinto shrines as repositories in which spirits or kami reside. Shintai used in Shrine Shinto (Jinja Shinto) can be also called mitamashiro (御霊代 spirit replacement or substitute).

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