Ideha Shrine

Ideha Shrine

Ideha Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. The shrine is dedicated to Ideha no Kami ( the god of three mountains of Dewa ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan). This shrine is famous for the main hall designated as a national treasure.

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Name Ideha Shrine
"出羽神社(三神合祭殿)" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 7, touge, Haguromachi, Tsuruoka-shi, Yamagata, Japan
"山形県鶴岡市羽黒町手向字手向7" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 20-minute drive from the Tsuruoka I.C. on the Yamagata Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0235-62-2355

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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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