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Awa Shrine, Tateyama

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The Awa Shrine is a Shinto shrine in the city of Tateyama in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. It is one of two shrines claiming to hold the title of ichinomiya of former Awa Province. The main festival of the shrine is held annually on August 10.Enshrined ''kami''The primary kami of Awa Jinja is the Ame-no-Futodama-no-mikoto.Secondary enshrined kami include: Ame-no-hiritome-no-mikotoKushiakarutama-no-mikotoAme-nohiwashi-no-mikotoTaokihooi-no-mikotoHikosashiri-no-mikotoAme-no-mahitotsu-no-mikotoAme-no-tomi-no-mikotoAme-no-oshihi-no-mikoto There are also numerous small subsidiary shrines to various kami within the shrine grounds.HistoryThe date of Awa Shrine’s foundation is unknown. Shrine tradition and the Kogo Shūi records of 807 AD gives the founder as a member of the Inbe clan, (the precursors to the Nakatomi clan) during the reign of the legendary Emperor Jimmu. The shrine is mentioned several times in the early Heian period Rikkokushi and it is mentioned again in the Engishiki records.It has been styled as the ichinomiya of Awa Province since at least the end of the Heian period, and enjoyed the patronage of the Satomi clan, and subsequently the Tokugawa shogunate until the end of the Edo period.
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  • I came here on Saturday noon. There aren't much people, which make the place silent harmonically with a lot of trees. This shrine is surrounded by mountains, so you can feel good Japanese nature while...  more »
  • Through the white gate and walk the gravel ponds and climbed the stairs to the main shrine. I feel calm space air flow is different. I was drawn to the Ginkgo tree.
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  • I went to the Temple so far Awa shrine here in the misfortune invited jofuku prayer recently received the effect was enormous. Beautiful, shining green of trees and the white gate could settle shrine
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  • ☆ Awa country Ichinomiya. Awa Jinja (awajinnja) located in Daijingu, Tateyama-Shi to visit. Shingo Valley Mountain (adzuchiyama) at the great shrine. White big no. 1 gate and gravel Causeway. The young cherry trees. At the end of the tree-lined to the right bathroom, left in the warehouse. Approach to it. To the right azuchiō teahouses, Hokusai Museum and back to the method: under the Palace. Stone steps turn up left at the white gate. A simple shrine enshrines CoEvolution lives. Sakura Maki, Ginkgo, Japanese apricot, hardwood trees forest's environment. Back to this approach. Soothing Aqua colored roof left office. White No. 2 gate and gravel Causeway. Left and right to talismans awarded, in the great Hall. Museum of history and smoking in the back making a fire. Turn right at the approach to the right historical Board, visit coming up. Monument of nichiro war standing on boulders on the left, Itsukushima-Jinja shrine, War Memorial and Navy parachute commando memorial monument. Up the stairs, the massive shrine of blue black roof. DW left big Ginkgo tree and landscape of Ise Jingu Shrine worshiping from afar. Building DW right sacred lot awarding Office, main and connecting. Black tile roofs white storehouse, at the end: Kotohira, concurrent's oratory.
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  • Have had time off to visit would be spectacular if the peak cherry blossom trees are welcomed. While we write the nokyo-sho ' visits to calm air was clear and is very nice. Cherry Blossom photos of cherry blossoms in full bloom was on the trees at the entrance and small sweets, stop, green tea and sweets shop. It can be very fulfilling.
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  • I went to the Awa Jinja. Headquarters are surrounded green shrine and behind your mirror looks very good and is a welcome antidote. Mountain Sun to come and also changes the atmosphere. Our Maki, the sacred tree is good. Delicious tea house located at the shrine entrance.
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  • Awa Jinja (awajinnja) is located in Tateyama, Chiba Prefecture. The hints "Engi-book ' in the 'Awa Jinja shrine (AWA-Awa-gun)" company in the expression (Meishin-Taisha Shrine and monthly new嘗). Awa shrine as a historic Ichinomiya. Companies landing in boso peninsula part of the imibe from the Awa, Awa-gun and 附kete around, enshrines ft dam was built. This temple was built. Headquarters are located in Tokushima prefecture.
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