Funabashidaijingu Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Chiba prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Amaterasu?Omikami ( the Sun Goddess, meaning in Japanese “Great Divinity Illuminating Heaven” ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"船橋大神宮" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||5-2-1 Miyamoto, Funabashi-shi, Chiba, Japan
"千葉県船橋市宮本５丁目２－１" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||7-minute drive from the Funabashi I.C. on the Keiyo Road.|
|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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