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Akama Jingū Shrine, Shimonoseki

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Visit Akama Jingū Shrine, an elegant shrine with a sad dedication. It commemorates Antoku, a child emperor who drowned at a very early age during the culturally important nautical battle of Dan-No-Ura. Observe the colors and style of the building and gate, said to be inspired by the folkloric, sub-aquatic palace of the dragon god Ryujin. Located on the waterfront not far from the battle site, the shrine affords views of the bay. Our Shimonoseki trip generator makes visiting Akama Jingū Shrine and other Shimonoseki attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Is a Shinto shrine associated with Heike destruction of Japanese who learned history and language in Heike monogatari. The "Earless Hoichi" in become emperor antoku was the famous Amida Temple enshrines the Akama shrine. I understood deeply visits was visited for the first time this year, but is still a sad story. Kando is Suitengu gate in the Dragon Palace structure mimics the Palace gate. "Suitengu" name depends on that of Emperor antoku and Suitengu shrine. This 2 place in the young emperor antoku's grandmother nun (peacetime child), "! indication also of that river flow beneath the waves capital and is" and sings the temple-has water in the area. The building of the Palace; And a visit from the Red shrine is to build ornate knows the sad history and thought. The Akama shrine is Shimonoseki karato around the many common worf and karato market edible of puffer fish and sushi shop. It costs only to Moji port in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture across the kanmon Strait in the kanmon Kisen. Explore the Moji port retro area are nice.
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  • Temple, Mikado reminds a Palace shrine enshrines Emperor antoku died in in is impressive. Earless Hoichi Hall, Heike family's grave and you can imagine the rise and fall of the Taira clan. Karato market located so come, please come.
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  • The view from the top of the shrine is a nice landscape of kanmon Strait. Related Japan cs (not the ear, the young emperor story, monk talk) If you go a little bit more aware of the benefit. • right next to the Shimonoseki Treaty Memorial • • have distorted the history of Japan to visit do not necessarily discernible reality!
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