Minashi Shrine

Minashi Shrine

Minashi Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Gifu prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Mitoshigami ( the?god?of?the?incoming?year ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan) , and was occupying the highest rank among the shrines of a province.

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Name Minashi Shrine
"飛騨一宮水無神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 5323 Ichinomiyamachi, Takayama-shi, Gifu, Japan
"岐阜県高山市一之宮町石原5323" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 40-minute drive from the Ina I.C. on the Chuo Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0577-53-2001

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Goshintai

In Shinto, shintai (神体 body of the kami), or go-shintai (御神体 sacred body of the kami) when the honorific prefix go- is used, are physical objects worshipped at or near Shinto shrines as repositories in which spirits or kami reside. Shintai used in Shrine Shinto (Jinja Shinto) can be also called mitamashiro (御霊代 spirit replacement or substitute).

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