Washinomiya Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Saitama prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Ohnamuchi no Mikoto ( the god of land, wealth, medicine and encouragement of new industry ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"鷲宮神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||1-6-1, Washinomiya, Kuki-shi, Saitama, Japan
"埼玉県久喜市鷲宮１－６－１" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||10-minute drive from the Kuki I.C. on the Kan-Etsu 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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