Mikami Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Shiga prefecture in Kinki district. The shrine is dedicated to Amenomikage no Mikoto ( the god of smithery ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan). This shrine is famous for the main hall designated as a national treasure.
More Details (Japanese Site)
"御上神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||838, Mikami, Yasu-shi, Shiga , Japan
"滋賀県野洲市三上８３８" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||5-minute drive from the Ritto I.C. on the Meishin Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
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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