Dennis A. Amith

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The One about Hatonomorihachiman Shrine in Shibuya

Located near Meiji Jingu Baseball Stadium is a shrine known as Hatonomorihachiman Shrine. Established in 860 AD, the shrine built and named after the forest originally in the location, was created under the request of the villagers, so a Goshintai (an object worshiped and housed in a Shinto Shrine which contains the spirit of a deity) was enshrined at the smaller shrine (hokora) and it would become known as Hatanomori Hachiman gu. At this location, […]