Mikuriya Shrine

Mikuriya Shrine

Mikuriya Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Mie prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Susanoo no Mikoto ( the god of bravery and marriage ).

Sponsored Link

Basic Information

Name Mikuriya Shrine
"御厨神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 2304, Honmachi, Matsusaka-shi, Mie, Japan
"三重県松阪市本町2304" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute drive from the Matsusaka I.C. on the Ise Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0598-21-4483

map

Web Services by Yahoo! JAPAN

Sponsored Link

Search

Other Topics

Komainu

Komainu (狛犬), often called lion-dogs in English, are statue pairs of lion-like creatures either guarding the entrance or the inner shrine of many Japanese Shinto shrines or kept inside the inner shrine itself, where they are not visible to the public. The first type, born during the Edo period, is called sando komainu (参道狛犬 visiting road Komainu), the second and much older type jinnai komainu (陣内狛犬 shrine inside komainu). They can sometimes be found also at Buddhist temples, nobility residences or even private homes.

Quoted from Wikipedia

Recent Tweets

If you want to download any picture from this website, right-click on the image and select "Save image as."

Sponsored Link

↑ To the page head