- What is Okiku-Inari-Jinjaieî×_ÐF¨«¢Èè¶ñ¶áj
- 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.
Okiku is the name of woman who lived in this place.
She was a miko(ÞFÝ±Fmedium) of this Shinto shrine.
torii and koma-inu(stone-carved dog:guardian dog)
Inari-Jinja is Shinto shrine which sacred to "Uka-no-mitama god".
"Uka-no-mitamai¤©ÌÝ½Üj" is "god of rich harvest" or "god of foods".
Most famous Inari-Jinja is Fushimi-Inari-Taisya in Kyoto.
Uka-no-mitama's messanger is fox.
So trademark of Inari-Jinja is fox.
one of the Okiku-Inari-Jinja's gosyuin(äéóF²µã¢ñFred 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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- How to get to Okiku-Inari-Jinja
- 10 minutes walk from the Shinmachi Station on the JR-Takasaki-LineiiqèüF¶¥¢ [é½©³«¹ñj
Get off at the Shinmachi StationiV¬wFµñÜ¿¦«FShinmachi-Ekij
(Old Shinmachi Post OfficeFV¬XÖÇF«ã¤µñÜ¿ä¤Ññ«åFkyu-shinmachi-yubinkyoku)
Go Straight this road
(Shinmachi Catholic Church)
This church and Okiku-Inari-Jinja adjoin.
(signboard of Okiku-Inari-Jinja)
The other sightseeing spot in Japan
This page written by Mutsuki Tsugomori.@