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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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  • We visit the Katori-Jingu Shrine in Katori city, Chiba. Shops are located on both sides of the Causeway and leisurely walked out there watching to Torii. Sanctuary Dunhuang Navigator and I wonder if eye-catching decoration. In your sacred cedar trees and an old cedar tree, I feel the power. Practised as a God of safety, industry leaders and of martial victory, seems to be. The spring cherry blossom season!?
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  • At the end of the tour I worship from three companies. This is the Meishin Taisha's expression in the shimofusa country one-no-miya. Temple is quite old, and jimmu Tenno 18 years handed down. Leave your car in the free parking of souvenir shops and restaurants overlooking the shrine. Approach will curve toward the mountain slowly during the week are many worshippers. Main building is a stately image black lacquered as sanctuary was built in 1700 in construction lacquered black chic what enters the Showa era. Environment is widely and often method at the end, is the Palace back uphill from a Torii of two thin. If you think like that at the end of the Grand shrine of ISE, ISE before last sengû was made with sengu old material is a thing. Recommended by your old man met in Kashima Jingu Shrine Katori shrine keys also have seen. According to the old legend of the original is not catfish, so that was a big fish head to tail, Kashima Katori is or is that 刺shi貫ite head and tail. Private tour of East Sanja amulet set each shrine sacred crest in the harmful, triangular face, perfect. Governed 800 yen at the first shrine, sacred Crest 300 yen each on the other two companies. Unfortunately, woke up to the existence of second 息栖 shrine was so I gave up. As an amulet is a little expensive but as well as of the three companies at the same time, a luxurious sense of achievement.
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  • Parked his car at the parking lot at the shrine entrance is located on a small hill, parked at the parking lot before the shrine visit General help, walk, climb, so leave it to the navigation. Visit the chic sanctuary in the black and gold. Calm down. Went to the little old Museum located next to the Hall of worship. Surprises cannot be deduced from the appearance of the treasures, and casually displayed, Heian and Kamakura periods of national treasures and important cultural property.... Buy a charm for the later.
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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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