It is believed that this shrine was built in AD 113. Speaking of AD 113, it was the year of the completion of Trajan's Column in Rome. So I thought the shrine's legend was suspicious. Anyway, it was sure that this shrine had a long history. The Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi, a legendary sword which is one of the Imperial Regalia of Japan was enshrined here.
After I walked the long approach, I arrived at the prayer hall. And I saw some worshipers praying.
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August 23, 2005
Atsuta jingu, Aichi
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