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Inaba Shrine, Gifu
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Inaba Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at the base of Mount Kinka in Gifu, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. Originally, its name was written 稲葉神社, which is pronounced the same way. It is the main shrine that is celebrated by the city of Gifu in its annual Gifu Festival on the first Saturday of each April. Because of its size, it is a popular spot for hatsumōde and Shichi-Go-San.Enshrined godThe god Inishiki-Irihiko-no-mikoto is enshrined and worshipped at Inaba Shrine. He is the husband of the goddess Nunoshihime-no-mikoto enshrined at Kogane Shrine and the father of the god Ichihaya-no-mikoto enshrined at Kashimori Shrine. Because of the connection between the three gods, these three shrines have a very close relationship.HistoryFirst built in the year 85, Inaba Shrine has a history of over 1900 years. Though it was originally located on Maruyama, to the north of Mount Kinka, it was moved to its present location by Saitō Dōsan in 1539.Festivals Setsubun Festival (February 3): Special prayer ceremonies are held at 9:20am and over 100 torches are lit at 6:00pm. Gifu Festival (April 5): Held in conjunction with Kashimori and Kogane shrines. (Nearby Honjō Shrine holds their rites on the same day.)
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  • Many people come here to think of new year's day. This is also the distance from Gifu station and buses, is at walking distance. Stalls out on new year's day, crowded with many people.
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  • It is a power spot. I will come to visit and so I feel the power and. Black Dragon Temple, waterfall. Parking is a bit cramped but everyday on the 15th every month, has heard.
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  • Is a shrine located at the foot of Mt. Kinka, stared at the origin is old but this place moved Dosan Saito and the samurai of Narnia shrine. Of Ise Jingu Shrine surrounded by forest is still a bit away from the city, but I feel, not quite airy and welcoming. Gifu Prefecture, one is the new shrine visitors.
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  • 緩やかな時間が流れる場所。
  • Hopefully you know is good. The heart settles down. Not anymore, but the local children had played better. But we also play tricks. Wedding ceremony was staying at Inaba shrine.
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  • * Night by good luck was in the rain went to the shrine. Omotesando is on a slope. There is a sacred place, felt that clear the air somewhere.
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  • Kabukichō praying kids, take care now. New year are crowded at the fair.
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  • Your company worthy and grandeur, is a very good place. Gifu No.1 is not showy at all.
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