Shirayamahime Shrine

Shirayamahime Shrine

Shirayamahime Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Ishikawa prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Kukurihime no Mikoto ( the goddess of Mt. Hakusan ). 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 Shirayamahime Shrine
"白山比咩神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address NI 105-1, Sannomiyamachi, Hakusan-shi, Ishikawa, Japan
"石川県白山市三宮町ニ105-1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 20-minute drive from the Mikawa I.C. on the Hokuriku Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 076-272-0680

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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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