Ubagami Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Hokkaido prefecture in Hokkaido district. The shrine is dedicated to Sumiyoshi Sanjin ( the three Shinto gods Sokotsutsu no O no Mikoto, Nakatsutsu no O no Mikoto, and Uwatsutsu no O no Mikoto ). This shrine is famous for its lively festival.
More Details (Japanese Site)
"姥神大神宮" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||99 Ubagamicho, Esashi-cho, Hiyama-gun, Hokkaido, Japan
"北海道桧山郡江差町姥神町９９" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||20-minute walk from Esashi Station on the JR Esashi Line.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
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