Koshio Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Akita prefecture in Tohoku district. The shrine is dedicated to Takemikazuchi no Mikoto ( the god of military?arts ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"古四王神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||5-55 Terauchikozakura 1-chome, Akita-shi, Akita, Japan
"秋田県秋田市寺内児桜１丁目５－５５" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||15-minute drive from the Akita-Kita I.C. on the Akita Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
In Shinto, shintai (神体 body of the kami), or go-shintai (御神体 sacred body of the kami) when the honorific prefix go- is used, are physical objects worshipped at or near Shinto shrines as repositories in which spirits or kami reside. Shintai used in Shrine Shinto (Jinja Shinto) can be also called mitamashiro (御霊代 spirit replacement or substitute).
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