Kashihara Jingu venerates the spirit of the first emperor of Japan, who reigned at the edge of myth and history. Located due south of Kyoto in Nara Prefecture, the shrine sits at the center of the ancient kingdom of Yamato, which is Japan’s […]
Christopher lives and works in the Chubu area of Japan and has traveled extensively throughout the country. Please send any questions or comments to email@example.com.
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Ise Grand Shrine is Japan’s most sacred Shinto shrine. Located in Mie Prefecture about an hour from Nagoya and two hours from Osaka, the shrine is the home of Amaterasu (the Sun Goddess), who is the supreme deity in Japan’s pantheon of gods. The […]