Kehi Shrine

Kehi Shrine

Kehi Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Fukui prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Izasawake no Mikoto ( the god of food ). 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 Kehi Shrine
"気比神宮" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 11-68, Akebonocho, Tsuruga-shi, Fukui, Japan
"福井県敦賀市曙町11-68" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute drive from the Tsuruga I.C. on the Hokuriku Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0770-22-0794

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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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