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Katori Shrine, Katori

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Enjoy the elegant vermillion, golden, and black color scheme of Katori Shrine, the most prominent of several hundred Shinto Katori shrines in an imposing early 1700s building set in a large forest. Dedicated to a warrior god, the shrine enjoyed great popularity among the samurai. It also gives its name to one of the three major sword-fighting styles in Japan, and was revered by the Imperial Court as a guardian shrine of the nation. Many impressively old, large trees around the shrine remain preserved due to a taboo. Colorful seasonal processions take place at the shrine, while plenty of good restaurants around the temple offer "unagi," a freshwater eel specialty. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Katori holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Katori Shrine and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We explore the Sahara. Even without a car shuttle bus, so please watch out for only one hour only one not so. It is not impossible to walk, if you want to hike. Dumplings, or at the entrance to the dining and restaurants. Many people is not a worthy shrine is. Cool calm Chrono shrines, so fresh. Another bloom blooming for a while and will be clean. Could also have been nicely landscaped, mountain walking, it's fun.
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  • We dropped in at back of Kashima Jingu Shrine. There is not big parking lot is crowded, and special patient. Kashima Jingu Shrine and also the step House was fun. And increased tension-Sawara water depended on the way back, and a lot of Swan River so very touched. How to visit the good Swan anytime.
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  • I worship in Ichinomiya. There went up a little bit. The bun was home when the famous.
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