Futamiokitama Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Mie prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Sarutahiko no Mikoto ( the god of traffic safety ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"二見興玉神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||575, Futamichoe, Ise-shi, Mie, Japan
"三重県伊勢市二見町江５７５" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||5-minute drive from the Futami JCT. on the Ise-Futami-Toba Line.|
|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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