Hiro Shrine

Hiro Shrine

Hiro Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Wakayama prefecture in Kinki district. The shrine is dedicated to Ohnamuchi no Mikoto ( the god of land, wealth, medicine and encouragement of new industry ). It is designated as World Cultural Heritage Site.

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Name Hiro Shrine
"飛瀧神社(那智の滝)" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address Nachisan, Nachikatsuura-cho, Wakayama, Japan
"和歌山県那智勝浦町那智山" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 130-minute drive from the Kii-Nagashima I.C. on the Kisei Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0735-55-0321

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Torii

A torii (鳥居, literally bird abode) is a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the profane to sacred.

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