Amatsu Shinmei-gu Shrine, founded in 1186 by Minamoto-no-Yoritomo, enshrines the Seven Gods, including the Amaterasu-Omikami (the Sun Goddess), Toyouke-Omikami (goddess of agriculture and industry), Ebisu (god of fishermen and fortune), and Ohoyamatsumi (god of the mountains, sea, and war).
Shinmei-gu Shrine is also known as the Ise Shrine of the Boshu region.
The Marubachisha tree (also called Nanjamonja tree) can be found on the temple grounds and is a Prefectural Designated National Monument.
- Open 24 hours
- No closing days
Access / Public Transport
- 5 minutes taxi ride from JR Awa-Kominato Station
- 5 minutes taxi ride from JR Awa-Amatsu Station
- 25 minutes walk from JR Awa-Amatsu Station