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Tsubaki Okami Yashiro Grand Shrine
The Tsubaki Okami Yashiro Grand Shrine is the third most visited shrine in Mie Prefecture after the Ise and Futamiokitama shrines. The main deity enshrined at Tsubaki Okami Yashiro is Sarutahiko-no-Okami who is believed to look over beginnings. Ame-no-Uzume-no-Mikoto is the wife of Sarutahiko Okami who is a deity of art. She is also famous for looking over love and marital happiness, so the shrine draws many people praying for romance.
- 1871 Yamamoto-cho, Suzuka-shi, Mie
- Contact No.
- From the Kintetsu Hirata-cho train station take the Suzuka-shi-seibu-chiiki municipal bus for 55 minutes and get off at the Tsubaki Okami Yashiro stop.
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- Open from sunrise to sunset.
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 30 minutes
- Admission fee
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Tsubakigishi Shrine is a subordinate shrine located on the grounds of Tsubaki Okami Yashiro Shrine. It is here where Sarutahiko Okami’s wife is enshrined. It is said that one can receive divine favor for love and matrimony here, so many couples hold their wedding ceremonies at Tsubakigishi Shrine.
To the side of Tsubakigishi Shrine is a Kinryu-Myojin-no-Taki waterfall whose water is said to cure all kinds of illnesses making the area a great power-spot. It is also said that by even taking a picture of Kanae Waterfall and saving the image as the background on your phone will bring you romantic favor.
Matsushita Konosuke Shrine
Along with Sarutahiko-no-Okami are enshrined 32 other deities in the main hall of Tsubaki Okami Shrine. Called the god of management, the founding father of the world renowned Panasonic electronics company, Matsushita Konosuke, even has his own small shrine located near the main hall of Tsubaki Okami. It is said that he had deep faith in the Tsubaki Okami Shrine, and so now this is where his spirit has been laid to rest.