Souma Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Fukushima prefecture in Tohoku district. The shrine is dedicated to Amenominakanushi no Mikoto ( the god of creation ).
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"相馬神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||101, Kitamachi, Nakamura, Soma-shi, Fukushima, Japan
"福島県相馬市中村字北町１０１" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||10-minute drive from the Soma I.C. on the Joban 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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