Tsushima Shrine

Tsushima Shrine

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.

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Name Tsushima Shrine
"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
Telephone 0567-26-3216

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Daibutsu

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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