Katori Jingu Shrine


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Address
1697 Katori
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Phone
+81-478-57-3211
Website
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Open Hours
1-12: Mon-Sun: - 08:30-16:30
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About this sight

This particular shrine is said to have been founded in BC 653 and is considered one of Japan's most esteemed shrines because of associations with the topmost levels of Shinto. Katori Jingu Shrine is the head shrine of approximately 400 other Katori shrine located all over Japan. The deity Futsunushi-no-Kami, representing swords and swordsmanship, is enshrined here making it a popular pilgramage destination for warriors and martial artists.