Okama Shrine, Shiogama

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  • The name of the place of place "Shiogama" of this place seems to originate from the kettle here. It was originally a method of boiling seawater with earthenware, but it was boiled down in an iron kettle from the Heian period. The kettle is enshrined as "Mikama" or "Kamikama". You can see it for a fee of 100 yen in the precincts.
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  • Shrine in shiogama shrine gate shopping district. Pass through the great vermilion gate and small shrine. According to historical books, in shrine Shinto shrine enshrined iron boiler for four, and city name originated in shiogama city. In addition, as Japan salt originated. There was Wisteria Shrine precincts.
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  • Whats up I came across a strange shrine in the Office to ask the Karita. (Admission fee required. It is a very reasonable amount. ) Interviewed on the shrine during the tension-filled in a solemn atmosphere. Water not hasn't withered away during the drought and rain filled shrine. It is assumed that Japan 3 odd one. Interesting story of the disaster. Visit the sacred feeling that get just out of interest, no need to come look.
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  • We worship, so he showed me the legendary shrine ago the end. Glanced aside from the ocher is not dry. Remained a mystery run dry. Matsuo Bashō saw the mysterious salt kettle. It is necessary to visit the shrine's history mystery like.
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  • Almost gone stiff is the place to. Shrine is key to one day is like.
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  • In July, traditional salt-making methods of algae include ritual salt making.
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  • At the end of the shrine, and instructed in the salt-making process "salt soil Weng God" (Uncle Theo hammer bite) only. This land is ruined beach of Bo (most in of still) and "God Kama 4" and transmitted as the place was referred to as the beach made the salt first in Japan, the deep edge of the salt or cow gyoryou whips, (would then whip Fuji Shabu) is dedicated.
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  • Shrine is a small shrine, but feel the history.
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