Hie Shrine

Hie Shrine

Hie Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Tokyo metropolis in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Ooyamakui no Mikoto ( the god of mountain and agriculture ).

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Name Hie Shrine
"日枝神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 2-10-5, Nagatacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
"東京都千代田区永田町2丁目10番5号" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 5-minute drive from the Kasumigaseki I.C. on the Shuto Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 03-3581-2471

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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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