Takase Shrine

Takase Shrine

Takase Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Toyama prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Okuninushi no Mikoto ( the god of land, wealth, medicine and encouragement of new industry ). 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 Takase Shrine
"高瀬神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 291, Takase, Nanto-shi, Toyama, Japan
"富山県南砺市高瀬291" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 15-minute drive from the Tonami I.C. on the Hokuriku Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0763-82-0932

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Ichinomiya

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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