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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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  • 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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  • Is the most popular shrine in Gifu city. 'S season and can be reached by car up close. Walking precincts and occasionally come across Taiwan squirrel.
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  • The prayer in the shrine and pray for safe delivery of this shrine was. It is a quiet environment. Thanks to the trees and the sound of water flowing next season could cool. Parking is available in the middle of the slope.
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  • 緩やかな時間が流れる場所。
  • Shrine visit to a shrine ranking is 30 across the country. 500000 people-based ISE Grand shrine is 600000 people. Is a Shinto shrine is popular because it is 400000 people in Gifu city.
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  • In the city of Gifu famous shrine. Please note during busy times such as new year's day parking is not so much.
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  • Staff say the shrine. It is a place to feel nice and enjoy the power of God. As usual nokyo-sho!
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  • Is a great shrine divine power spot falls and feel the blessing.
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