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 ).

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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

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Amaterasu

Amaterasu (天照), Amaterasu-Omikami (天照大神/天照大御神/天照皇大神) or Ohirume-no-muchi-no-kami (大日孁貴神) is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is seen as the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe. The name Amaterasu derived from Amateru means "shining in heaven". The meaning of her whole name, Amaterasu-?mikami, is "the great august kami (god) who shines in the heaven". According to the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki in Japanese mythology, the Emperors of Japan are considered to be direct descendants of Amaterasu.

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