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Tsushima Shrine, Tsushima

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Tsushima Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Tsushima, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. Nationally famous, it heads the Tsushima shrine network, dedicated to the so-called Tsushima Cult. This Tōkai-centered network with its about-3,000-member shrines is the tenth-largest in the country. The main kami of this faith are, the god of pestilences, and Susanoo, two deities which have been conflated together. For this reason, like other shrines of the network it is also called Tsushima Gozutennō-sha. Shrine legend says that Gozutennō's aramitama (its violent side) stays at Izumo-taisha, whereas its nigemitama (calm aspect) came to Japan from the Korean peninsula after stopping in Tsushima Island, between Korea and Japan. This may explain the relationship between the two Tsushimas suggested by the common name. The shrine holds a festival called Tsushima Matsuri in the sixth month of the lunar calendar (July in the gregorian calendar) during which boats called danjiri are floated on the Tennō River, and reeds are released into the water. The shrine is built in the owari-zukuri style, of which few extant examples remain.
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  • The Tenno River Park in adjacent land so what is whats we worship. Like in the famous shrine with Atsuta-jingu Shrine and Toyokawa Inari in Aichi and about 1500 years history, history seems so who is revered from a warlord.
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  • Looking as big as vermilion Torii.  At the shrine said the headquarters of the Tsushima shrine in 3,000 companies across the country as tourist bus stops of the past and enter the gate, was a respectable large temple, Pavilion.  In the front yard of the temple, making big stock put the drum with drum core put in two "drum through" to beat the drum at the end and would like to donate donations. No temple to pray, "drumming through" also came to.
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  • Tsushima shrine buildings tend to value such Toyotomi Hideyoshi donor shrine of vermilion and the designated gate. Choose a method and at the end in pretty much its all written contents of God and blessings because you want to please their place, you can visit.
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  • Rain sun worshippers could was a pure atmosphere. It seems that would be best on sunny days. You can see many worshippers, is familiar to local residents. Wide parking area. I felt personally I Cho kakko of the south entrance left method.
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  • It is a shrine of the ssanoonomicot. Wood tag with the emperor has been decorated. On the right side of the main shrine ssanoonomicot like roughness spirit. Here is a number of feudal lords loved shrine. It is a shrine of good health.
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  • Is a great shrine was taxis that greet all Miko 行ki逢u early in the morning
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  • At the shrine of the solemn atmosphere was very happy. Owari said building the Owari provinces's unique architectural style. And I think it's gate was donated by Hideyoshi, Nobunaga was revered as a patron saint, so very deep history. To said the 1,400 years, is enshrined here.
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  • Tsushima shrine in the country's total book method of plenty, is a sight to see. Deletion request all to pray.
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