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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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  • This year my son and I braved the cold and sleepiness to countdown to 2017 at this Shrine,incidentally just minutes from our apartment !(I know it's not a word!) Very" japaneseque" I'm not the religio...  more »
  • Developing God's 12 Deluxe line Emperor era 1900 years ago, this place was in the No. 1 son of the Emperor suinin predecessor "50 Michelle Yeoh laid on Mikoto (not inbetween a plane only)" is a shrine of the Gifu Prefecture and the main supporters, the Princess of Wales, mother referred to as Inaba Okami, you. Nearly 500 years ago, by Saito Dosan inabayama Castle fortifications since location moved to. Let me see your well-appointed main stand on the No. 1 gate and through the gate of the Jinhua mountain mountain stone steps on the divine figure. Visits to sweat after roamed here and there, but healed in the views from the mysterious environment of the fresh tree leakage day. Water to prevent the original shrine is in the uses of many business, traffic safety, home safety seems popular.
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  • This is my 3rd visit. You can very feel power. So the temple at here to try! And purchased. By the way... Is a sacred secret fans B'z 178 number found in the parking lot, was happy to see (glutinous, my is 178) is not going it alone, of course, doesn't it! This incredible power. Better climb stairs if you recommend the heel is avoided, and silently into a wooden box, type of parking take coins.
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  • Grandpa car park guide who is kind, you calm down. Of course it's free parking. Great environment. Really great. Towards the main shrine hall of worship right, Okami Dragon considerably more popular. Want to visit also.
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  • Is a very respectable hatsumode crowded the Fortune is pretty spicy. Contain evil and negativity? And braced herself on you read, is the writing, but to live it.
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  • MINO country Yosuke County monobe shrine-in theory, Yomiuri Shimbun Karita 50 Michelle Yeoh laid on Mikoto (to roasted inbetween plane only) Jun noshi Ehime life (kaburanu and Princess Princess Amaterasu, Kyung-won 50 litter on Mikoto),, leaf vinegar Ehime life (day bus Hime Mikoto, mother), Gen-capital Mikoto (only the plane over, tried), monobe 10000 roots life (vassal) 50 Michelle Yeoh mounted on Gen life no. XI Emperor suinin's eldest son is the No. 12's Emperor's brother. Engaged in the development of countries such as MINO, settsu, Yamato and Kawachi. Of death next year (Deluxe line Emperor 14 years) stay ahead or Wei-Tak, 50 Michelle Yeoh laid on Mikoto enshrined tsubakihara Inaba mountain Northwest (now Gifu Park Maruyama) sukune.  0/1539 (1539) Saitō Dōsan inabayama Castle to Castle in the 遷shita to its present location. Slander mutsu Mamoru, income through success, but according to the passenger by order of the Court 50 Michelle Yeoh mounted on Gen lives with the 朝敵 being that took by surprise in the land of Inaba shrine's current.
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  • Heard that one of the power spot. It was a really good shrine.
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