Ikushima Tarushima Shrine

Information :

It is said that this shrine was worshiped by Emperor Heijyo in 806. There is a main shined called Honden at the center of a pond. The enshrined object is “Japanese Sake” or “Soil”.

Since this shrine is the geographical center of Japan, this is called ” The navel of Japan” and enshrined a guardian of entire country.

Enshrined Deities :

Ikushima no kami – Fertility and vitality

Tarushima no kami – Fulfillment

Access :

  • 3 min walk from Shimonogo Sta.
  • 10 min by car from Ueda Sta.

Address : 701 Shimonogo, Ueda city, Nagano


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