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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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  • Chrysanthemums were available as the Festival ended. Parking is close, sell inarizushi or glutinous rice balls in the front Street. This store sells your company Mini Edition of the shrine. Torii, a Torii of two walks, but Fox faces the statue, is interesting.
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  • Episode 192 Kasama mum went to the Festival. Japan's oldest mum's Festival. Chrysanthemums potted Chrysanthemum bonsai or large-flowered, Cliff, pagoda, etc created corridor around the main building and tent was decorated. Chrysanthemum exhibition in the back of the shrine only paid, chrysanthemum seedlings and dry goods stalls out, was buzzing. For the first time professional mum saw the Festival, there was spectacular.
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  • Just Golden around Kasama Festival, large pottery market events are being held is quite crowded. At the pottery market venue also azaleas and Wisteria well see her again at the Inari Shrine, you can relax. Buckwheat Inari is famous in the shrine before shopping.
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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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