Masumida Shrine

Masumida Shrine

Masumida Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Aichi prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Amenohoakari no Mikoto ( the Sun God ). 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 Masumida Shrine
"真清田神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1-2-1, Masumida, Ichinomiya-shi, Aichi , Japan
"愛知県一宮市真清田1-2-1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute drive from the Ichinomiya-Nishi I.C. on the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0586-73-5196

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Daibutsu

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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