Ise Grand Shrine Naiku

Ise Grand Shrine Naiku

Ise Grand Shrine Naiku is a Shinto shrine located at Mie prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Amaterasu?Omikami ( the Sun Goddess, meaning in Japanese “Great Divinity Illuminating Heaven” ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan).

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Name Ise Grand Shrine Naiku
"皇大神宮(伊勢神宮内宮)" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1, Ujitachicho, Ise-shi, Mie, Japan
"三重県伊勢市宇治館町1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 5-minute drive from the Ise-Nishi I.C. on the Ise Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0596-24-1111

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Hudoki

Fudoki (風土記) are ancient reports on provincial culture, geography, and oral tradition presented to the reigning monarchs of Japan, also known as local gazetteers. They contain agricultural, geographical, and historical records as well as mythology and folklore. Fudoki manuscripts also document local myths, rituals, and poems that are not mentioned in the Kojiki and the Nihon Shoki chronicles, which are the most important literature of the ancient national mythology and history. In the course of national unification, the imperial court enacted a series of criminal and administrative codes called ritsury? and surveyed the provinces established by such codes to exert greater control over them.

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