The term gave rise to modern place names, such as the city of Ichinomiya, Aichi.
Shrines of lowers rank are called ninomiya (二宮, second), sannomiya (三宮, third), shinomiya (四宮, fourth), and so forth.
Ichinomiya developed from the system of classification and ranking of shrines within a province.
List of ichinomiya all across Japan, Tamura Shrine, the ichinomiya of Sanuki Province
- Encyclopedia of Shinto, Ichi no miya; retrieved 2013-5-14.
- National Association of Ichinomiya (in Japanese)