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Togakushi Shrine, Nagano
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The Togakushi Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Togakushi, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. The shrine is at the base of Mount Togakushi (1904m) in Jōshin'etsu Kōgen National Park. Togakushi Shrine consists of five shrines, known as the lower, middle, and upper shrine area (Togakushi Hōkō-sha, Hino-miko-sha, Togakushi Chū-sha, Togakushi Oku-sha and Kuzuryu-sha respectively), each area about 2 km apart.The approach to the upper shrine is known for its natural beauty, lined with over 300 majestic Cryptomeria trees.and Kuzuryu-sha beside Oku-sha, the establishment than Oku-sha stale, age is unknown. Kuzuryu means nine-headed dragon. The dragon is calling for rain, and Togakushi village has abundant spring water from mountains.The Hōkō-sha (lower shrine) is to a patron goddess, protecting maternity, academic life, and sewingThe Hino-miko-sha is God of fire and the performing artsThe Chū-sha (middle shrine) is God of wisdomThe Oku-sha (upper shrine) is God's marvelous threw rocksThe Kuzuryu-sha is God of rain and landowner God of Togakushi villagesIn all Five shrine locations, Togakushi-villages.Around five shrine and pilgrimage certification seal gosyuin to make things possible.HistoryOku-sha dates to BC 210, in at least one theory. The Emperor AD 684, made the map and a temporary building. In AD 849 and monks "Gakumon" began in the Oku-sha.
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  • Every year I went to the annual Festival. Zenko-ji Temple pricing via a vegetable stand on the way ransacked the leaves there ahead of a carpet of fallen leaves are slippery when wet. Apples along the road to reach it. 12:30 arrived. Within which parking is close parking under the car at the parking lot on the go. There are many tourist buses. Now traffic is good old I wish I would have been very, very crowded inside, and osugi are famous, they go to the shrine from here, such as how many.
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  • Parking is close at hand, you can visit easily. Noodles and just had a lot of close. Because it is a relatively large shrine is spectacular.
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  • In togakushi Gosha was most crowded around the inside. Because many Soba shop around can be enjoyed visits to non-. There was more than 800-year-old with the sacred precincts of the socially more than 700-year-old scent. Appearance of any tree heavily, like straight stretches skyward, become just looking, fresh feeling.
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  • Inside I felt very strong. Karita's heaven 8 decisions and life (your candy was only able to completely do) is. God made a point to open, and then created a new iwato Kagura was in respects of repeated misconduct by Amaterasu "amanoiwato" hide when it is. More than 700-year-old on the grounds are sacred trees, scent more than 800 years old and strong power. Waterfall.
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  • The atmosphere is different from shrine to shrine. For fear of leaving the goose bumps. From the vicinity of the sanctuary far North Alps and a perfect fulfillment. A blunt I felt a spiritual power.
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  • For the first time I went to togakushi shrine chugu. Great scent really healed. Wanna Rock fish or hooking in the swamp near the waterfall next to the shrine was surprised because the fish were there.
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  • It is amazing here. Reservation in advance had prayer with the shrine. Physically and mentally warmed my heart.
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