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The Oldest of All Shinto Shrines - and Owns a Sword Given by Baekje (Korea) in 369AD

The Nihon Shoki and the Kojiki mentions the Isnokami Jingu together with Ise Jingu Shrine (aka... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
ShibaInuGuide
A National Treasure; Definitely Worth Seeing

The shrine’s history began in the age of myths when sacred areas were first honored with permanent... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
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16 Jul 2018
“The Oldest of All Shinto Shrines - and Owns a Sword Given by Baekje (Korea) in 369AD”
26 May 2017
“A National Treasure; Definitely Worth Seeing”
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384 Furu-cho, Tenri 632-0014, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

The Nihon Shoki and the Kojiki mentions the Isnokami Jingu together with Ise Jingu Shrine (aka Isonomiya Shrine); the two are the Japan's first Shinto shrines. Isnokami Jingu is also considered to have been the weaponry storehouse of the ancient Yamato Regime originally based around...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2017

The shrine’s history began in the age of myths when sacred areas were first honored with permanent dwellings for the gods. 100 B.C. would be a reasonable estimate for its early beginnings, and the shrine has been venerated throughout its history. Important artifacts are stored...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2013

Is a famous shrine, worshipers are rare. It a deserve be called "sanctuary". The shrine is surrounded by beautiful nature, chickens are free-range. Shrine with the old history. Is a possible to feel the complex political environment of the time. Admission is not required. It...More

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