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Kashima and Itago (at present). Kashima Shrine, Choshoji etc.

Kashima & Itago - Guide

pinKashima Jingu Shrine [鹿島神宮]



Kashima, Ibaraki Pref.MAP

Founded in 660 BCE according to legend, Kashima Jingu enshrines god of war and swordsmanship Takemikazuchi, and is the roots of all the Kashima shrines in Japan.
Near JR Kashimajingu Sta.

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pinChoshoji Temple [長勝寺]



Itago, Ibaraki Pref.MAP

Choshoji is a relatively large Rinzai Zen temple with well-maintained precincts.
Near JR Itago Sta.

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