Komagata Shrine

Komagata Shrine

Komagata Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Iwate prefecture in Tohoku district. The shrine is dedicated to Komagata Okami ( the god of Mt. Komagatake ). 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 Komagata Shrine
"駒形神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1-83, Mizusawakunakauwanocho, Osyu-shi, Iwate, Japan
"岩手県奥州市水沢区中上野町1-83" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 12-minute drive from the Mizusawa I.C. on the Tohoku Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0197-23-2851

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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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