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  1. Oyama Shrine Kanazawa

    Oyama Shrine Kanazawa

    Oyama Shrine (尾山神社 Oyama-jinja) is located in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, just west of Kanazawa Castle Park. It commemorates Maeda Toshiie (前田 利家, 1538-1599), the first daimyō of Kaga Domain and was constructed in 1599 by his son and successor, Maeda Toshinaga, at Utatsuyama (卯辰山). For that...
  2. Nihonkai Tour 2018 - Day 6

    Nihonkai Tour 2018 - Day 6

    After a hearty breakfast, we set out for Izumo-taisha (出雲大社), the Izumo Grand Shrine. It is located on the northwestern outskirts of the city and is one of the most important Shinto shrines in Japan. Though the exact date of its establishment is unknown, it is believed to be the oldest shrine in...
  3. SMiles

    Shinto Shrines abroad

    So I found the Jinja Honcho Association of Shinto Shrines page and see that it mentions a course that one must take and pass in order to become a Shinto Priest. Any information on this would be appreciated. I have been working the last two years on building a private Shinto Shrine at my home...
  4. Kameido Tenjinsha

    Travel Kameido Tenjinsha

    . Kameido Shrine (亀戸天神社 Kameido Tenjinsha) is a Shintō shrine in the Kōtō Ward of Tōkyō. It was founded in 1662 and enshrines the deified spirit of Sugawara no Michizane, the patron of scholars and artists, who is worshipped by students at the time of their entrance exams. Michizane was a...
  5. Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine (日枝神社 Hie Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, and is famous for its June 15 Sannō Matsuri, one of the three great Japanese festivals of Edo.
  6. Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine (日枝神社 Hie Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, and is famous for its June 15 Sannō Matsuri, one of the three great Japanese festivals of Edo.
  7. Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine (日枝神社 Hie Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, and is famous for its June 15 Sannō Matsuri, one of the three great Japanese festivals of Edo.
  8. Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine (日枝神社 Hie Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, and is famous for its June 15 Sannō Matsuri, one of the three great Japanese festivals of Edo.
  9. Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine (日枝神社 Hie Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, and is famous for its June 15 Sannō Matsuri, one of the three great Japanese festivals of Edo.
  10. Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine (日枝神社 Hie Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, and is famous for its June 15 Sannō Matsuri, one of the three great Japanese festivals of Edo.
  11. Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine (日枝神社 Hie Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, and is famous for its June 15 Sannō Matsuri, one of the three great Japanese festivals of Edo.
  12. Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine (日枝神社 Hie Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, and is famous for its June 15 Sannō Matsuri, one of the three great Japanese festivals of Edo.
  13. Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine (日枝神社 Hie Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, and is famous for its June 15 Sannō Matsuri, one of the three great Japanese festivals of Edo.
  14. Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine (日枝神社 Hie Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, and is famous for its June 15 Sannō Matsuri, one of the three great Japanese festivals of Edo.
  15. Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine (日枝神社 Hie Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, and is famous for its June 15 Sannō Matsuri, one of the three great Japanese festivals of Edo.
  16. Hie Shrine

    Travel Hie Shrine

    Hie Shrine (日枝神社 Hie-jinja) is a Shintō shrine located in Nagatachō, Tōkyō. It is a popular venue for Shichi-Go-San (七五三) celebrations and famous for its Sannō Matsuri (山王祭), a festival held on June 15 and - along with the Kanda Matsuri and the Fukagawa Matsuri - one of three great festivals of...
  17. thomas

    News Sword homicide leaves three dead at shrine

    It's not too often that a murder at a shrine makes it to the BBC crime pages. To top it off, it involved a katana and took place at one of Tokyo's most eminent Shinto shrines, the Tomioka Hachimangu in Monzen-nakacho. 'Samurai sword' homicide leaves three dead at Tokyo shrine 'Samurai...
  18. Kon’nō Hachimangū

    Kon’nō Hachimangū

    Kaguraden (a stage for ritual performances) at Kon’nō Hachimangū shrine in Shibuya
  19. Kon’nō Hachimangū

    Kon’nō Hachimangū

    The stone on the right is a remain of the former Shibuya Castle
  20. Kon’nō Hachimangū

    Kon’nō Hachimangū

    Detail of the haiden at Kon’nō Hachimangū shrine in Shibuya
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