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Takachiho Shrine, Takachiho-cho
Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
Head to the center of the tall cedar grove to find Takachiho Shrine, a simple complex of wooden buildings known for staging performances of the myth connected with the shrine. Legend has it that Amaterasu, the Shinto goddess of the sun, hid in a cave nearby and refused to come out, plunging the world into darkness. The other gods and goddesses brought her out of the cave by dancing outrageously, making each other laugh so much that Amaterasu came out to see what was going on, and thus bringing light back to the world. Today, actors put on masked performances of the legend to entertain visitors and educate them about this important tale from Japanese mythology. Make Takachiho Shrine part of your personalized Takachiho-cho itinerary using our Takachiho-cho trip itinerary maker.
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Roaming to the shrine need 10 min from Takachiho bus station and electric assisted bicycle is not necessary. The ceremonial dance performed every evening at 20:00, and 700 yen per person. The staff wi... read more »
神社境内には根元がつながる巨木「夫婦杉」や手をかざすと病が治ると言われる「鎮め石」、毎晩夜神楽が舞われる「神楽殿」などもあります。 参拝されるのは勿論、境内を散策されるのもオススメです！Said to be cured 'couple Cedar' tree root leading to the shrine and hands over stone calm, Kagura-den every night night Kagura are performed. It is also, of course, will be exploring the environment recommended posted!show original
シメナワを、漢字で書くと七五三縄と変換されます。神楽の舞台があり、そこのおねー様に教えてもらいました。 樹齢800年の木が良かったんだな。Shimenawa to write in Chinese characters are converted and 七五三縄. Kagura stage, there's-travellers learned. An 800-year-old trees are okay.show original
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