Dennis A. Amith

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The One about Tosho-gu Shrine at Ueno Park

Located at Ueno Park is the shinto shrine, Tosho-gu. The shrine is where Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa shogunate, the third and last of the shogunai governments in Japanese history, is enshrined. It’s important to note that there is not one but around 130 Tosho-gu shrines in Japan, the most well-known version located in Nikko in Tochigi Prefecture. The shrine underwent major renovation in 1651 by order of the third shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu […]