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The shrine is considered as one of the three most important shrines in the Kanto area and is said to have been founded in the 6th century B.C.in the era of the legendary emperor Jimmu. The forest is dominated by giant sugi (cedars). I was...More
We went to this small town to watch a football match and as we lost, this is the only good memory I am taking away from Kashima, well apart from great helpful and kind hotel managers at supper hotel Kashima. Its a small temple and...More
I think that the greatest appealing spot of this shrine is a straight approaching way. The approaching way looks like it of Meiji Jingu Shrine, actually walking, you'll have a completely different impression. Not to mention that there are few worshipers, you'll feel...More
This shrine is no.1 shrine for Hitachi (Chinese character for it is different from Manufacturer Hitachi)Country(now Ibaragi Prefecture). In the 11th or 12th century, Nomination of Number 1 shrine for each country started.This shrine is very spacious and have mnay things to see i.e. 1)Deer...More
We went to the New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine. It was very busy, but we could have a lot of fun. We prayed and bought a lucky charm for health.
We found deer. They are in the fence. You can buy the bait...More
there are many shinto jinja or shrines in Japan but not many shinto jingu 神宮. Meiji Jingu in Tokyo or Kajima Jingu in nearby Chiba. The shinto priest really could not explain the difference other than that few used the term 神宮. The park is...More
On my last day in Japan, at Narita, normally I either visit Narita temple or do last minute shopping at Aeon. Not this time, not this trip. This time I am going out.
I took a train bound for Kashimajingu.
Kashimajingu is easier to access...More