Miyajidake Shrine

Miyajidake Shrine

Miyajidake Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Fukuoka prefecture in Kyushu district. The shrine is dedicated to Empress Jingu ( the legendary empress who had conquered Korea ). This shrine is famous for 11-meter-long Shimenawa, sacred rice-straw ropes.

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Name Miyajidake Shrine
"宮地嶽神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 7-1, Miyajimotomachi, Fukutsu-shi, Fukuoka, Japan
"福岡県福津市宮司元町7-1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 15-minute drive from the Furukawa I.C. on the Kyushu Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0940-52-0016

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Sanshu no Jingi

The Imperial Regalia of Japan (三種の神器 Sanshu no Jingi/Mikusa no Kandakara), also known as the Three Sacred Treasures of Japan, consist of the sword Kusanagi (草薙劍 Kusanagi no Tsurugi), the mirror Yata no Kagami (八咫鏡), and the jewel Yasakani no Magatama (八尺瓊勾玉). The regalia represent the three primary virtues: valor (the sword), wisdom (the mirror), and benevolence (the jewel).
Due to the legendary status of these items, their locations are not confirmed, but it is commonly thought that the sword is located at the Atsuta Shrine in Nagoya, the jewel is located at the Three Palace Sanctuaries in Kokyo (the Imperial Palace in Tokyo), and the mirror is located at the Ise Grand Shrine in Mie Prefecture.

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