Tokiwa Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Ibaraki prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to TOKUGAWA Mitsukuni ( the second lord of the Mito domain, known for his historiographical project ).
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"常磐神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||1-3-1, Tokiwacho, Mito-shi, Ibaraki, Japan
"茨城県水戸市常磐町１－３－１" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||20-minute drive from the Mito I.C. on the Joban Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
Daibutsu (大仏) or "giant Buddha" is the Japanese term, often used informally, for large statues of Buddha. The oldest is that at Asuka-dera (609) and the best-known is that at Todai-ji in Nara (752). Todai-ji's daibutsu is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara and National Treasure.
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