Kamigoryo Shrine

Kamigoryo Shrine

Kamigoryo Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Kyoto prefecture in Kinki district. The shrine is dedicated to Hassho Goryo ( vengeful ghosts ).

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Name Kamigoryo Shrine
"上御霊神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 495, Kamigoryotatemachi, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan
"京都市上京区上御霊前通烏丸東入上御霊竪町495" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 3-minute walk from Kuramaguchi Station on the Kyoto City Subway Karasuma Line.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 075-441-2260

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Sanshu no Jingi

The Imperial Regalia of Japan (三種の神器 Sanshu no Jingi/Mikusa no Kandakara), also known as the Three Sacred Treasures of Japan, consist of the sword Kusanagi (草薙劍 Kusanagi no Tsurugi), the mirror Yata no Kagami (八咫鏡), and the jewel Yasakani no Magatama (八尺瓊勾玉). The regalia represent the three primary virtues: valor (the sword), wisdom (the mirror), and benevolence (the jewel).
Due to the legendary status of these items, their locations are not confirmed, but it is commonly thought that the sword is located at the Atsuta Shrine in Nagoya, the jewel is located at the Three Palace Sanctuaries in Kokyo (the Imperial Palace in Tokyo), and the mirror is located at the Ise Grand Shrine in Mie Prefecture.

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