Omi Shrine

Omi Shrine

Omi Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Shiga prefecture in Kinki district. The shrine is dedicated to Emperor Tenji ( the 38th emperor of Japan, who led the poritical reformation called Taika no Kaishin ).

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Name Omi Shrine
"近江神宮" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1-1, Jinguucho, Otsu-shi, Shiga, Japan
"滋賀県大津市神宮町1-1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute drive from the Kyoto-Higashi I.C. on the Meishin Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 077-522-3725

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Shimenawa

Shimenawa (標縄・注連縄・七五三縄, "enclosing rope") are lengths of laid rice straw or hemp rope used for ritual purification in the Shinto religion. They can vary in diameter from a few centimetres to several metres, and are often seen festooned with shide. A space bound by shimenawa often indicates a sacred or pure space, such as that of a Shinto shrine.

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