Izawanomiya Shrine

Izawanomiya Shrine

Izawanomiya Shrine 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) , and was occupying the highest rank among the shrines of a province.

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Name Izawanomiya Shrine
"伊雑宮" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 374, Isobechokaminogo, Shima-shi, Mie, Japan
"三重県志摩市磯部町上之郷374" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 40-minute drive from the Ise-Nishi I.C. on the Ise Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0599-55-0038

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Torii

A torii (鳥居, literally bird abode) is a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the profane to sacred.

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