Kinkengu Shrine

Kinkengu Shrine

Kinkengu Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Ishikawa prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Ninigi no Mikoto ( the sun goddess Amaterasu's grandson who descended to earth ).

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Name Kinkengu Shrine
"金劔宮" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 28 Hizumecho-mi,Tsurugi,Hakusan-shi, Ishikawa, Japan
"石川県白山市鶴来日詰町巳28" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 15-minute drive from the Mikawa I.C. on the Hokuriku Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 076-272-0131


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Daibutsu (大仏) or "giant Buddha" is the Japanese term, often used informally, for large statues of Buddha. The oldest is that at Asuka-dera (609) and the best-known is that at Todai-ji in Nara (752). Todai-ji's daibutsu is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara and National Treasure.

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