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Sasukeinari Shrine, Kamakura

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web
Sasuke Inari Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Kamakura and the site of the Hidden Village of Kamakura. It is located very near the Zeniarai Benzaiten Ugafuku Shrine.HistoryTradition holds that Sasuke Inari Shrine was created by Minamoto Yoritomo. While in exile in Izu, Yoritomo was visited in a dream by an old man from the Hidden Village of Kamakura who instructed Yoritomo of the timing to begin battling his enemies. When Yoritomo succeeded and became Shogun, he created this shrine in gratitude. An alternative to this story has an Inari Fox messenger appearing in Yoritomo's dream.According to Kamakura Historian Shimizu Ginzo, the hidden village that was adjacent to the shrine was the dwelling of a band of people that were the antecedents to the Ninja. The remoteness and easy defensibility provided the necessary seclusion to conduct their activities which included elimination of enemies of the Kamakura Shogunate.
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  • From-Benten went entered the residential area close to, not so much so. It is impressive shrine Torii with red flags.
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  • What a marvel! While walking on the trail north of the town, found the directions to this shrine and after and adventurous descent entered this spectacular little shrine. The tiny statues of the racoo...  read more »
  • Place without a doubt recommended to visit it and let yourself be carried away by the wonders you will find temples and climbing ladders to access small temples worth worth get up to top
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  • Located in the tourist resort, Kamakura where guests can enjoy relaxing in the atmosphere regardless of. Pace 2 minutes Torii shrine is looks very nice. Also during my visit, explore mountain behind?. You can walk comfortably while enjoying a particularly in many spring flowers and birds singing. It is recommended to go wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
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  • Walked in and then pray until the Buddha way. It becomes a good workout-😏
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  • Is a quiet Inari through the Red Gate group, climbed the mountain, famous for career luck UP the many worshippers come.
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  • Inari sushi, with a unique atmosphere in the vaguely atmosphere of the Otherworld. Type paste with glue what you previously wrote the nokyo-sho at the Office entrance, was a little disappointing.
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