Mishima Shrine

Mishima Shrine

Mishima Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Shizuoka prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Kotoshironushi no Mikoto ( the god of oracle and fishing ). 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 Mishima Shrine
"三嶋大社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 2-1-5, Omiyacho, Mishima-shi, Shizuoka, Japan
"静岡県三島市大宮町2-1-5" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 20-minute drive from the Numazu I.C. on the Tomei Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 055-975-0172

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Ichinomiya

Ichinomiya (一宮, also 一の宮 or 一之宮, first shrine) is a historical term referring to the Japanese Shinto shrines with the highest shrine rank in a province or prefecture.
Most of the old provinces of Japan had one or more ichinomiya, which gave rise to place names, such as the city of Ichinomiya, Aichi. Shrines of the lower rank are called ninomiya (二宮, second), sannomiya (三宮, third), shinomiya (四宮, fourth), and so forth.

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