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Katō Shrine, Kumamoto

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  • Place is basically a shrine to Japanese soldiers. A tent was set up when we were there, presumably ready for a big ceremony.  more »
  • You will not miss this, look for the giant torii as you walk towards the castle. There is a view spot that gives you great views of Kumamoto jo.  more »
  • Stop here after touring the castle. We spent a very long morning at the castle and so had just a brief time left for the shrine. That was sufficient. Kato Kiyomasa is enshrined here - as well as in ab...  more »
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  • Not much to see really. It gave a good view over Kumamoto castle which was unfortunately closed because of an earthquake the year before.
  • Typical shrine. Good views of the Kumamoto Castle.
  • Kumamoto Castle is seen. Stone and sandbags are stacked too far toward the crumbling shrine is painful. Now visit the shrine inside is big sacred precincts around the shrine in the rain without an umbrella stopped rain. To the company in the back of body tenses.
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  • The Castle seen from the nearest point is. For earthquake reconstruction work, we looked at the Castle from here for years is not allowed near the Castle. Enough to feel force of the splendid Castle in Kumamoto Castle. ★ wanted to put 5 to see the Castle and would interfere with vision panels and banners, ★ 4.
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  • Front, sacred child, Nice ~. Ginkgo kiyomasa Park your hand behind the white beard at the end God shrine right inside. It was a little difficult to understand in a secluded location, personally, where the most POW spot. A little vigor in Eclipse? ... That was the impression. From Kumamoto ODA was immediately teacher shirahige shrine came there.
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