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Kasama Inari Shrine, Kasama

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Kasama Inari Shrine or `Kasama Jinja` is one of the three largest Inari Okami shrines in Japan, having been awarded the ancient court rank of Senior First Grade. According to legends associated with the shrine, it was founded in 651 during the reign of Emperor Kotoku, indicating a history extending over some thirteen centuries.During the Tokugawa or Edo Period, Kasama Inari Shrine received the devoted patronage of the feudal lord of the Kasama Domain, and spread its influence not only through the Kanto region but throughout all of Japan. At present, the shrine is visited by more than 3.5 million pilgrims each year.The shrine is dedicated to Ukanomitama no kami - a spirit with jurisdiction over the five grains and foodstuffs, the life-root kami having mastery over the sources of life itself. According to the oldest collection of Japanese mythology, the Kojiki ("Records of Ancient Matters"), Ukanomitama no kami was the child of Susano no okami and Kamuoichihime no kami. The "Uka" in the name means foodstuffs, indicating the "mysterious spirit dwelling in the grain."
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  • Mum has the year's best Festival. Festival, and early and late blooming period is served. To be crowded on weekends, we recommend weekdays. Gil's done ahead because the toilet is less.
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  • Inari-zushi and Shawn went to eating out. Very nice bun shop in front of the shrine. Ate the freshly rather hot, have a Chair at the entrance of the shrine so sitting there. I went on Saturday at the end of January did not crowded at all. Fortune is 100200, 300 yen. Fortune does not sell in the shrine shop in slams, not a blessing. Parking lot located near the 300-are bringing in around 500 yen, but a little bit away in official free parking. Is no sign from the guys pull up in the paid private parking would be tight going to investigate, and felt.
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  • One of the three greatest Inari shrines in Japan, chrysanthemum and busy event season, City Festival, Kasama pottery filled with I. You can turn time and look slowly Inari Shrine and the surrounding. However, attention is required or closed businesses in the area, because it would have to close down as soon as possible. Parking nearby and dotted with parking fee (¥ 300 per is like quotations), staying a little away from free municipal parking lot (marine & Nichido Museum of art near-shades between Inari gaien). People walk in, there is a 5-minute walk away and has featured on the official website of the shrine is not bitter at the municipal parking lot might be better.
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  • I can't forget this place.. I wished to be here once again.
  • Recommend ¥ 300 parking lots located near the shrine who want. There you do not dare stop at an additional cost and tasty Inari shop but didn't. Good ^ _ ^ great chop suey, Nozawa vegetables, Inari and steamed bread. I go to buy.
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  • This is one of the three greatest Inari shrines in Japan. In the large precinct, Garden was established. Chrysanthemum Festival is held in the fall. A variety of the Nakamise and concealed store. After a visit to want to noodle shop.
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  • One of the oldest among the three greatest Inari shrines in Japan in that the shrine was built. Behind the precinct there are Fox statue of the God.
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  • Mum not seen authentic Chrysanthemum drama just in the City Festival is like, every year I go to ❗ fee (800 💴) worth 10 minutes available is 🎵 very rare Chrysanthemum overseas to come and enjoy them want to heart everytime saga motifs you like so beautiful history of Japan also learn an awful heart from Akihabara Ibaraki transport bus round-trip ticket bought Chrysanthemum Festival admission fee Having something to eat lunch, and plenty of playing one day 5000 Yen little exact ❗ early autumn but-incidentally the Kasama delicious pork tonkatsu to vegetables are very tasty 🎶
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