Imizu Shrine

Imizu Shrine

Imizu Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Toyama prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Ninigi no Mikoto ( the sun goddess Amaterasu's grandson who descended to earth ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan) , and was occupying the highest rank among the shrines of a province.

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Name Imizu Shrine
"越中総鎮守射水神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1-1, Kojo, Takaoka-shi, Toyama, Japan
"富山県高岡市古城1-1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 15-minute drive from the Takaoka I.C. on the Noetsu Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0766-22-0808

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O-fuda

O-fuda (御札 or お札 o-fuda) is a type of household amulet or talisman, issued by a Shinto shrine, hung in the house for protection, a gofu (護符). It may also be called shinpu (神符). It is made by inscribing the name of a kami and the name of the Shinto shrine or of a representative of the kami on a strip of paper, wood, cloth, or metal.

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