Oaraiisozaki Shrine

Oaraiisozaki Shrine

Oaraiisozaki Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Ibaraki prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Ohnamuchi no Mikoto ( the god of land, wealth, medicine and encouragement of new industry ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan).

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Name Oaraiisozaki Shrine
"大洗磯前神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 6890, Isohamacho, Oarai-machi, Higashiibaraki-gun, Ibaraki, Japan
"茨城県東茨城郡大洗町磯浜町6890" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 15-minute drive from the Mito-Oarai I.C. on the Kita-Kanto Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 029-267-2637

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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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