Tsushima Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Aichi prefecture in Chubu district. The shrine is dedicated to Susanoo no Mikoto ( the god of bravery and marriage ). It is designated as the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.This shrine is famous for its gorgeous festival, called Owari Tsushima Tennousai.
More Details (Japanese Site)
"津島神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||1, Shinmeicho, Tsushima-shi, Aichi, Japan
"愛知県津島市神明町１" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||15-minute drive from the Yadomi I.C. on the Higashi-Meihan 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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