Ikaho Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Gunma prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Ohnamuchi no Mikoto ( the god of land, wealth, medicine and encouragement of new industry ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"伊香保神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||2, Ikahomachiikaho, Shibukawa-shi, Gunma, Japan
"群馬県渋川市伊香保町伊香保２" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||25-minute drive from the Ikaho I.C. on the Kan-Etsu Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
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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