Kashihara Shrine

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Kashihara Shrine
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Outer prayer hall
Kashihara Shrine橿原神宮 is located in Japan
Kashihara Shrine橿原神宮
Kashihara Shrine
Location within Japan
Type Kanpeitaisha
Beppyo jinja
Dedicated to Emperor Jimmu
Founded April 2nd, 1890
Founder(s) Emperor Meiji
Reisai Kigensai (February 11th)
Address 934 Kume-cho, Kashihara-shi, Nara Prefecture, JAPAN
Coordinates 34°29′18″N 135°47′11″E / 34.48843°N 135.786453°E / 34.48843; 135.786453Coordinates: 34°29′18″N 135°47′11″E / 34.48843°N 135.786453°E / 34.48843; 135.786453
Website www.kashiharajingu.or.jp
Shinto torii icon vermillion.svg Glossary of Shinto
Inner prayer hall, with unusually placed chigi

The Kashihara Shrine (橿原神宮, Kashihara Jingū) is a Shinto shrine located in the city of Kashihara, Nara Prefecture, Japan. Kashihara Shrine was built on 2 April 1890 at the site of the Kashihara-gū where Japan's first emperor, Emperor Jimmu, is said to have acceded to the throne on 11 February 660 BCE.


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