Miho Shrine

Miho Shrine

Miho Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Shizuoka prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Ohnamuchi no Mikoto ( the god of land, wealth, medicine and encouragement of new industry ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan). It is designated as World Cultural Heritage Site.

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Name Miho Shrine
"御穂神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1073, Miho, Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka, Japan
"静岡県静岡市清水区三保1073" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 20-minute drive from the Shimizu I.C. on the Tomei Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 054-334-0828


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Nihon Shoki

The Nihon Shoki (日本書紀), sometimes translated as The Chronicles of Japan, is the second oldest book of classical Japanese history. The book is also called the Nihongi (日本紀 lit. Japanese Chronicles). It is more elaborate and detailed than the Kojiki, the oldest, and has proven to be an important tool for historians and archaeologists as it includes the most complete extant historical record of ancient Japan. The Nihon Shoki was finished in 720 under the editorial supervision of Prince Toneri and with the assistance of O no Yasumaro.

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