Shirahige Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Shiga prefecture in Kinki district. The shrine is dedicated to Sarutahiko no Mikoto ( the god of traffic safety ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"白鬚神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||215, Ukawa, Takashima-shi, Shiga, Japan
"滋賀県高島市鵜川２１５" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||40-minute drive from the Kyoto-Higashi I.C. on the Meishin Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
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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