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Reports of Japanese Jinja shrines & Tera temples

Suwa Taisha Shrine Shimosha Akimiya – Shimosuwa, Nagano

TypeShinto Shrine Foundationbefore 691 ? (uncertain) LocationShimo-Suwa Town of Nagano Prefecture Near Station10 minutes walk from Shimo-Suwa Station (JR Chuo-Honsen Line) AddressShimo-Suwa Town 5828, Suwa County, Nagano Prefecture Torii Gate of the Suwa-taisha Shimo-sha Akimiya DescriptionSuwa Taisha is one of the oldest shrines in existence. It consists of four building complexes located around Lake Suwa …

Kagura-den built in 1835

Ono Shrine – Atsugi,Kanagawa

TypeShinto Shrine Foundationbefore 716 LocationAtsugi city of Kanagawa Prefecture Near Station60 minutes walk from Aiko-Ishida station (Odakyu Line) AddressOno 772, Atsugi city, Kanagawa Prefecture DescriptionIt is unclear when this shrine was established. However, it is recorded that the Amitabha Tathagata Buddha statue was devoted to Ono Shrine in AD716 by Gyoki (668-749), Buddhistic priest in …

Ono Shrine - Honden main building
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