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Kashima Jingu Shrine

Kashima Jingu Shrine is said to have been founded in Kouki Gannen (660 B.C.) and it is one of the three shrines which are the most famous in the Kanto region. The shrine is dedicated to the god, "Takemikazuchino Ohkami". "Rohmon" of this shrine is colored beautifully in red, and is also one of the biggest gateways in Japan. This main sanctuary (honden) in which a sacred symbol called "shintai"(God's soul) is enshrined has been registered as a national important cultural asset. 10-minute walk from JR Kashima Jingu Station.

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