Object name:
Atago Shrine (Kyoto)


Added by:
Jeff Fuller

Add date:
2020-12-08 10:58

Object description

Atago Shrine is a Shinto shrine on Mount Atago, the northwest of Kyoto, Japan. Enshrined is Atago Gongen who protects Kyoto from fire. Shugendō practices and a place for worship are known from the eighth century. The late-Kamakura period Honden has been designated an Important Cultural Property. Atago Jinja is the head of nine hundred Atago shrines throughout Japan.

Atago Shrine (Kyoto)

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