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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Daibutsu

Daibutsu (大仏) or "giant Buddha" is the Japanese term, often used informally, for large statues of Buddha. The oldest is that at Asuka-dera (609) and the best-known is that at Todai-ji in Nara (752). Todai-ji's daibutsu is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara and National Treasure.

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