Nukisaki Shrine

Nukisaki Shrine

Nukisaki Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Gunma prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Futsunushi no Mikoto ( the god of military?arts ). 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 Nukisaki Shrine
"貫前神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1423-1, Ichinomiya, Tomioka-shi, Gunma, Japan
"群馬県富岡市一ノ宮1423-1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 20-minute drive from the Tomioka I.C. on the Jyoshin-Etsu Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0274-62-2009

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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.

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