Tsubaki Grand Shrine

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Tsubaki Grand Shrine
椿大神社
Tsubaki-shrine.jpg
Tsubaki Grand Shrine's haiden
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Dedicated to Sarutahiko-no-Ōkami
Ame-no-Uzume-no-Mikoto
Founded 300
Priest(s) Yukiyasu Yamamoto
Address 1871 Otabi, Yamamotochō
Suzuka, Mie 519-0315
Website Homepage
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Tsubaki Grand Shrine椿大神社 is located in Japan
Tsubaki Grand Shrine椿大神社
Tsubaki Grand Shrine
椿大神社

Shinto torii icon vermillion.svg Glossary of Shinto

Tsubaki Grand Shrine (椿大神社 Tsubaki Ōkami Yashiro?) is a Shinto shrine in Suzuka, Mie Prefecture, Japan. Tsubaki is the principal shrine of the deity Sarutahiko-no-Ōkami and one of Japan's oldest shrines. Sarutahiko no Ōkami's wife Ame-no-Uzume is also enshrined at the jinja.

The shrine has been in the care of the Yamamoto family for 97 generations. The 95th generation guardian priest was Rev. Yukiteru Yamamoto, the 96th generation priest was Rev. Yukitaka Yamamoto, and the 97th generation priest is Rev. Yukiyasu Yamamoto.

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Coordinates: 34°57′51.9″N 136°27′6.2″E / 34.964417°N 136.451722°E / 34.964417; 136.451722