Togakushi Shrine

Togakushi Shrine

Togakushi Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Nagano prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Omoikane no Mikoto ( the god of wisdom ).

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Name Togakushi Shrine
"戸隠神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 3506, Togakushi, Nagano-shi, Nagano, Japan
"長野県長野市戸隠3506" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 30-minute drive from the Nagano I.C. on the Jyoshin-etsu Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 026-254-2001

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Sanshu no Jingi

The Imperial Regalia of Japan (三種の神器 Sanshu no Jingi/Mikusa no Kandakara), also known as the Three Sacred Treasures of Japan, consist of the sword Kusanagi (草薙劍 Kusanagi no Tsurugi), the mirror Yata no Kagami (八咫鏡), and the jewel Yasakani no Magatama (八尺瓊勾玉). The regalia represent the three primary virtues: valor (the sword), wisdom (the mirror), and benevolence (the jewel).
Due to the legendary status of these items, their locations are not confirmed, but it is commonly thought that the sword is located at the Atsuta Shrine in Nagoya, the jewel is located at the Three Palace Sanctuaries in Kokyo (the Imperial Palace in Tokyo), and the mirror is located at the Ise Grand Shrine in Mie Prefecture.

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