Sightseeing spot in Japan

Okiku-Inari-Jinja Shinto Shrine

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What is Okiku-Inari-Jinjai‰—‹eˆî‰×_ŽÐF‚¨‚«‚­‚¢‚Ȃ肶‚ñ‚¶‚áj
Okiku-Inari-Jinja is a small Shinto shrine in Gunma prefecture,Japan.
There are many small torii(gate of the Shinto shrine) in Okiku-Inari-Jinja.
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Okiku is the name of woman who lived in this place.
She was a miko(›Þ—F‚Ý‚±Fmedium) of this Shinto shrine.
torii and koma-inu
torii and koma-inu(stone-carved dog:guardian dog)
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Inari-Jinja is Shinto shrine which sacred to "Uka-no-mitama god".
"Uka-no-mitamai‚¤‚©‚Ì‚Ý‚½‚܁j" is "god of rich harvest" or "god of foods".
Most famous Inari-Jinja is Fushimi-Inari-Taisya in Kyoto.
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Uka-no-mitama's messanger is fox.
So trademark of Inari-Jinja is fox.
gosyuin
one of the Okiku-Inari-Jinja's gosyuin(ŒäŽéˆóF‚²‚µ‚ã‚¢‚ñFred ink stamp)
(Gosyuin is proof of visiting Shinto shrine or Buddhist temple.
The charge for gosyuin is varies from one Shinto shrine to another.)

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Address
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Gunma-ken Takasaki-shi Shin-machi 247
(247,Shinmachi-town,Takasaki-city,Gunma-prefecture,Japan)
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How to get to Okiku-Inari-Jinja
10 minutes walk from the Shinmachi Station on the JR-Takasaki-Linei‚i‚q‚èüF‚¶‚¥‚¢‚ [‚邽‚©‚³‚«‚¹‚ñj
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Okiku-Inari-Jinja map
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Shinmachi station
Get off at the Shinmachi StationiV’¬‰wF‚µ‚ñ‚Ü‚¿‚¦‚«FShinmachi-Ekij
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cross road
Go straight
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Old Shinmachi post office
(Old Shinmachi Post OfficeF‹ŒV’¬—X•Ö‹ÇF‚«‚イ‚µ‚ñ‚Ü‚¿‚䂤‚Ñ‚ñ‚«‚å‚­Fkyu-shinmachi-yubinkyoku)
Turn right
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gazebo
(gazebo)
Turn left
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road to Inari-Jinja
Go Straight this road
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cultural asset
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Shinmachi catholic church
(Shinmachi Catholic Church)
This church and Okiku-Inari-Jinja adjoin.
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signboard of Okiku-Inari
(signboard of Okiku-Inari-Jinja)
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This page written by Mutsuki Tsugomori.

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