Tag:building=shrine

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Shinto shrine building.jpg
Description
A building that was built as a shrine. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Buildings
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
See also
Wikidata
Status: in use

A building that was built as a shrine. Used in conjunction with amenity=place_of_worship, religion=* and denomination=* where it is in current use.

Buildings tagged with building=shrine are at least large enough to hold a single standing person along with the contents of the shrine, though access might be restricted to just the operator. Many shrines can be much larger.

For shinto buildings, please do not tag "gates" (Torii, to the right in the example photo) as either barrier=gate or as building=shrine - they are neither.

For very small buildings, consider using historic=wayside_shrine, especially if it is situated along a way or thoroughfare, and holds an object of worship (related objects), and is not able to have a person enter, because of it's small size.