Sakura-Domain-Tutelary-Makata Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Chiba prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Wakumusubi no Mikoto ( the god of sericulture and grain ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"佐倉藩総鎮守麻賀多神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||933-1, Kaburagimachi, Sakura-shi, Chiba, Japan
"千葉県佐倉市鏑木町９３３－１" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||10-minute drive from the Sakura I.C. on the Higashi-Kanto Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
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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