Worshippers pay their respects at the splendid worship hall of Atsuta Shrine

Worshipers in Atsuta Jingu
Shot at Atsuta Jingu, a Shinto shrine in Nagoya, Aichi ©Tetsu Ozawa
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According to the legend, the Atsuta Jingu Shrine in Nagoya was founded in the reign of Emperor KeikoEmperor Keiko. The year is 113 in the western calendar. Too old, unfortunately, to be questionable. According to history textbooks, 113 A.D. was before the Roman Empire was divided into East and West in Europe and the Yayoi period in Japan. Nevertheless, it is true that the Kusanagi Sword, one of the three sacred weapons, is enshrined here, so it must have a long and storied history.

After passing through the long, dense approach, I saw a magnificent hall of worship standing there. I could see a few worshippers just paying their respects at the hall of worship, which had a number of Katsuogi.

日本語
Aug 2005 AICHI IN THE CITY

Where is Atsuta Jingu?

PHOTO DATA

No

154

Shooting Date

Aug 2005

Posted On

August 23, 2005

Modified On

May 25, 2021

Place

Atsuta Jingu, Aichi

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

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