Kamikura Shrine

Kamikura Shrine

Kamikura Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Wakayama prefecture in Kinki district. The shrine is dedicated to Amaterasu?Omikami ( the Sun Goddess, meaning in Japanese “Great Divinity Illuminating Heaven” ). It is designated as World Cultural Heritage Site.

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Name Kamikura Shrine
"神倉神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1-13-8, Kamikura, Shinguu-shi, Wakayama, Japan
"和歌山県新宮市神倉1-13-8" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 70-minute drive from the Owase-Kita I.C. on the Kisei Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0735-22-2533

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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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