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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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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