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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. Work out when and for how long to visit Katori Shrine and other Katori attractions using our handy Katori vacation planner.
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  • Katori Jingu Shrine feel the history. DW also worth going in a solemn tone. Walk the gravel road to go to the shrine, but if the wheelchair far location in the car.
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  • The Katori shrine, or Katori Jingu as it is known is an ancient shrine of the Shinto order said to have been started over two and a half thousand years ago. The Honten and other structures have been r...  more »
  • But that you should pass where trains from Tokyo and located right across from the IC on Higashi-Kanto Expressway, convenient access by car I noticed. The main shrine of the black felt heavy. Feel the force immediately set aside the thick trees. Oh, I'm "power spots" are separately seems to be? (Did not go)
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  • Beautiful well maintained shrine with large trees and beautiful ponds, well worth the time to go see if your in the area.
  • After Kashima Jingu Shrine to the car was about 30 minutes, so we had to worship together. Think Kashima Jingu Shrine and unlike many stairs and slopes, wheelchairs and have struggled, but Sando is a great place to comfortably visit the sacred. I think if the Japanese Tsu undergone major respect became interested in making "Shirasu" country with takeru takemikazuchi, enshrines the most important place, because if I visit once.
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  • I think just go Katori Jingu in Chiba power spot, is worshipped. I think at the fall foliage season. It is a personal answer.
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  • 名乗reta was originally the shrine of Ise Jingu Shrine Kashima Jingu Shrine, Katori Jingu Sannomiya only. After that, especially after World War II regulations and is claiming shrine, the shrine is a shrine for many, but had hidden important information said.
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  • In a very refreshing whats we visited in late August. Many people interviewed in the morning because the still blue Maple is very beautiful.
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