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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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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