Kyoto’s “Mikane-jinja Shrine” is gaining popularity, especially for those seeking beneficial related money. It is located in a very accessible place in Kyoto city and is convenient to visit in combination with other sightseeing spots. When visiting Kyoto, visit Mikane-jinja Shrine and get rich.
Mikane-jinja Shrine in Kyoto, which has recently received increasing attention. Located in the center of Kyoto, it has good access to other sightseeing spots and subway stations, and there are many people who visit there. It is located in the central area of Kyoto called Nakagyo-ku in Kyoto. It is a shrine that attracts attention to its golden torii gate, but the scale itself is not so large. There are still many visitors, so it seems that the procession may continue outside the site during the Hatsumode (the practice of visiting a shrine or a temple during the New Year) period.
Mikane-jinja Shrine, sometimes called “Konjiki-sama” with affection by the locals, was originally considered to be a metal god as “Kane” is in the name. This includes agricultural tools, mines, mirrors and swords. It is a shrine whose main deity is “Kanayamahiko-no-kami”.
However, ‘metal’ is now widely interpreted and widely regarded as a god of money. People who want to make more money, who want to win a lottery, etc. have come from all over Japan who are seeking profits from money related matters. The celebrities using the “Happiness Wallet” on television are also featured in the media, and it is an increasingly popular tourist destination.
Access to Mikane-jinja Shrine is very good and easy to incorporate into Kyoto sightseeing. Because it is near the famous Nijo-jo Castle, the location may be easy to imagine.
Specifically, it is located near the intersection of Horikawaoike, and can be reached within a 5-minute walk from Nijo-jo Castle. If you walk to the address to it there will be more and more residential areas, but don’t worry. A golden torii suddenly appears in the residential area.
If you access by subway, you can access in about 5 minutes on foot from “Karasumaoike Station”, about 3 minutes on foot from Kyoto municipal subway “Nijo-jomae Station”.
“Mikane-jinja Shrine” was a shrine that originally gained beneficial properties related to metals and minerals. It is a shrine which is rapidly increasing in popularity as a sacred place which exerts powerful power to money luck now because of full of the character of “Gold”, gold straps of the bell, golden torii, and so on. Why don’t you share in the good luck of the power of a golden shrine?
In a quiet residential area near the Nijojo castle in Kyoto, it suddenly appears. It is unusual in the country such as golden torii and combines gorgeous atmosphere. It is lighted up at night and it is fantastic as if inviting to a different space.
Actually, this torii was originally made of wood. It was broken by the influence of the typhoon, and it was rebuilt into the iron once. At that time, the old gold-beater of over 300 years in Kyoto dedicated the gold leaf. Furthermore, it was the beginning of golden torii that gave “special paint that does not discolor even outdoors”. Since then, it began to draw attention in a matter of time. Now it is famous as the sacred place of luck-with-money up.
Kaneyamahikonokami, who is the prince of Izanagi and Izanami appearing in Japanese mythology, is the enshrined of this shrine. Kaneyamahikonokami is god who gives benefits to mines, minerals, metals (swords, mirrors, plows, hoes, etc.). Such a shrine is rare, it is the only one here in Japan. Currently it is said that there are wide benefits such as printing machine, factory machinery and iron, uranium and plutonium, and gold, silver and copper used for currency.
Many Ema (a votive horse tablet) are dedicated in the precincts of the shrine. When you look closely at the Ema, it has the shape of a ginkgo. In the back of Mikane-jinja Shrine’s main hall, there is the ginkgo tree which is said to be “Shinboku” (the sacred tree), and from that, it seems that the Ema uses the shape of the ginkgo as a motif. A lot of Ema in the shape of this ginkgo is dedicated in the precincts.
|Address:||Oshinishinotoincho 614 Kyoto Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0042 Japan|
|Access:||Kyoto Municipal Subway Tozai-sen Line “Karasumaoike-eki Station” (6 minutes walk)|