Tsukiyomi Shrine (ツキヨミジンジャ)

A place where a mysterious power dwells

Area
Iki
Category
History&Culture
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You can feel a quiet and mysterious power at Tsukiyomi Shrine which boasts traditions and status with a steep stone step path starting from its torii gate. It is said that the god here does everything concerned with the moon (e.g., the calendar and the rising and pulling of the tide). The story also goes that he listens to prayers for safety and safe voyages. This shrine is considered the original shrine of the Tsukiyomi Shrines found all over Japan. Traditional Iki kagura (ancient Shinto music and dancing) is dedicated to the gods at the regularly held festival here. This serves as a prayer to the gods.

Information

Address 811-5732 長崎県壱岐市芦辺町国分東触464番地
TEL 0920-45-4145(御朱印予約)
Parking Parking lot available
Access 10 minutes by car from Ashibe Port

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