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Akama Shrine, Shimonoseki
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Visit Akama 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 Shrine and other Shimonoseki attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Suitengu gate of the Palace is impressive, but at night to visit its beauty stands out more. And pray during the day altar-Heike watching Pudong was defeated in the Genpei War, Emperor antoku to feelings not recommend seeing Suitengu gate prominence, visited again at night, the illuminated. Reflection in the pond is very nice.
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  • See the eye-catching red running car coastlines and beautiful shrine and soon. Free parking is located in Venice. After climbing the stairs, praying, going to the left, without ears is one corner or enshrined Yoshikazu, or tomb, but suddenly there's just silence shrouded like felt strange. This is where you want to prominence in the Genpei War.
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  • Temple of water one after another and the Taira were defeated in the Genpei War, are located on the hillside overlooking the Bay. The vermilion gate and shrine is a Shinto shrine called splendid and magnificent. Ostensibly I don't really feel a grim feeling. Suitengu shrine area, will be exactly the accident to the wedding! But here, just 8 years old (6 years in age? ), Hear talks about the tragedy of the mausoleum of water with 2 nun antoku, Taira no should be a statue of Hoichi. To the treasure house of the shrine left sideway and statue of Hoichi. In close proximity to temple-is the tombstone of the Heike clan disappeared with the dew of the URA. I felt only where the atmosphere is different. Also, is the mausoleum of Emperor antoku in front of the shrine was in the stately gate. I feel very respectfully buried. Did you mean fear family curse? And had a strong delusion.
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