Tamasaki Shrine

Tamasaki Shrine

Tamasaki Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Chiba prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Tamayorihime no Mikoto ( the goddess of spirit-channeling ). 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 Tamasaki Shrine
"玉前神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 3048, Ichinomiya, Ichinomiya-machi, Chosei-gun, Chiba, Japan
"千葉県長生郡一宮町一宮3048" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 5-minute drive from the Ichinomiya I.C. on the Kujukuri Toll Road.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0475-42-2711

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Shimenawa

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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