Shrines are undoubtedly a must-visit sightseeing destination in Japan. But have you ever wondered how these shrines originated and the meaning behind these sacred constructions? Read on to find out!
Shrine where Gion Festivalーone of Japan's three biggest festivals take place
A setting of a myth, a venerable shrine
A shrine established to pray for the protection of the ancient Nara capital and for the prosperity of the nation during Nara Period