Kaiseizan Shrine

Kaiseizan Shrine

Kaiseizan Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Fukushima prefecture in Tohoku district. The shrine is dedicated to Amaterasu?Omikami ( the Sun Goddess, meaning in Japanese “Great Divinity Illuminating Heaven” ).

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Name Kaiseizan Shrine
"開成山大神宮" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1-38 Kaisei 3-chome, Koriyama-shi, Fukushima, Japan
"福島県郡山市開成3丁目1-38" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 15-minute drive from the Koriyama I.C. on the Tohoku Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 024-932-1521

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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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