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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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  • And is also close to the hotel, and I visited there, I may revisit it seems. I bought the business bills.
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  • Say nokyo-Sho, I stopped by. I knew Torii was white, so quickly. Large but not crowded, so soon as nokyo-sho. So far, such as remnants of war-era bunker, I felt the solemn atmosphere.
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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 »
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  • Home of the god of ganja
  • This is the Awa country Ichinomiya. Rock left behind the shrine is dedicated to the God of water. Whisper from the back feels inside the cave, a mysterious water sound. It was so calming beautiful shrine.
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  • God marks 守札 Award and the nokyo-sho 8:30-17:00 and thank goodness for a long (* ́ω ' *) precincts and settles down in a relaxed natural feel. No visit to pets. Tea shop San environment. Our affordable and you get tired and is recommended.
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  • Will boast to your staff. And relaxing environment, were in good condition. Nokyo-sho book of the original.
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  • Lots of trees. Right behind the mountain. The shrine is tend to have to feel good just about anywhere, but here's SPEs all.
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