Ikisu Shrine

Ikisu Shrine

Ikisu Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Ibaraki prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Amenotorifune no Mikoto ( the god of voyage ).

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Name Ikisu Shrine
"息栖神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 2882, Ikisu, Kamisu-shi, Ibaraki, Japan
"茨城県神栖市息栖2882" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 15-minute drive from the Itako I.C. on the Higashi-Kanto Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0299‐92‐2300

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Ichinomiya

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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