Ise Grand Shrine Geku

Ise Grand Shrine Geku

Ise Grand Shrine Geku is a Shinto shrine located at Mie prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Toyouke no Ohkami ( the goddess of?food ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan).

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Name Ise Grand Shrine Geku
"豊受大神宮(伊勢神宮外宮)" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 279, Toyokawacho, Ise-shi, Mie, Japan
"三重県伊勢市豊川町279" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 5-minute drive from the Ise-Nishi I.C. on the Ise Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0596-24-1111

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Ichinomiya

Ichinomiya (一宮, also 一の宮 or 一之宮, first shrine) is a historical term referring to the Japanese Shinto shrines with the highest shrine rank in a province or prefecture.
Most of the old provinces of Japan had one or more ichinomiya, which gave rise to place names, such as the city of Ichinomiya, Aichi. Shrines of the lower rank are called ninomiya (二宮, second), sannomiya (三宮, third), shinomiya (四宮, fourth), and so forth.

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