Samukawa Shrine

Samukawa Shrine

Samukawa Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Kanagawa prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Samukawahiko no Mikoto ( the god of warding?off evil ). 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 Samukawa Shrine
"寒川神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 3916, Miyayama, Samukawa-machi, Koza-gun, Kanagawa, Japan
"神奈川県高座郡寒川町宮山3916" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 5-minute drive from the Samukawa-Kita I.C. on the Ken-O Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0467-75-0004

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Torii

A torii (鳥居, literally bird abode) is a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the profane to sacred.

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