Futarasan Shrine

Futarasan Shrine

Futarasan Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Tochigi prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Ohnamuchi no Mikoto ( the god of land, wealth, medicine and encouragement of new industry ). It was a shrine occupying the highest rank among the shrines of a province.It is designated as World Cultural Heritage Site.This shrine is famous for its beautiful scenery in the season of colored leaves.

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Name Futarasan Shrine
"日光二荒山神社本社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 2307, Sannai, Nikkou-shi, Tochigi, Japan
"栃木県日光市山内2307" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 5-minute drive from the Nikko I.C. on the Nikko-Utsunomiya Road.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0288-54-0535


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O-fuda (御札 or お札 o-fuda) is a type of household amulet or talisman, issued by a Shinto shrine, hung in the house for protection, a gofu (護符). It may also be called shinpu (神符). It is made by inscribing the name of a kami and the name of the Shinto shrine or of a representative of the kami on a strip of paper, wood, cloth, or metal.

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