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Yamada Tenman-gu and Kogane Shrines

Yamada Tenman-gu and Kogane shrine are a pair of shrines in Nagoya, which were originally 2 separate shrines but merged together in 1983…..so you can visit 2 shrines in 1 :) Yamada Tenman-gu is shrine where people go to pray … Continue reading

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Atsuta Shrine

Atsuta Shrine is a large Shinto shrine in Nagoya; the 200,000 m² complex has over 9 million visitors annually. The shrine is built in the Shinmeizukuri architectural style, which is the same as another famous shrine; Ise Shrine……the roofs of … Continue reading

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The Lucky Cat Shrine

My new favourite shrine to visit when I’m in Tokushima is Omatsu Daigongen; the lucky cat shrine :) I first came here during our last trip to Japan in 2016: https://spinner182.wordpress.com/2016/11/29/omatsu-daigongen-the-lucky-cat-shrine/ There are cat statues all over the place at … Continue reading

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