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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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  • I was surprised by Heike late new year's holiday in, let alone travel Shimonoseki, found here and went to the tomb and hearing none, say, one stage
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  • 平家gani are exhibited, is real and is surprised! Earless Hoichi also enshrines so please. We visited the spacious and less crowded because it was the end of the year.
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  • As well as Shimonoseki is famous on a nationwide scale shrine. The colours of vermilion was impressive. Good access from Shimonoseki station and karato market across the road, and on the Jinja-Mae Bus stop, bus service is extensive because it is.
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