My blog whilst I'm in Japan, 17th to 29th July, 2006, and hopefully sometime thereafter.

Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Atsuta-jingu shrine

The bar owner from the previous night said he was top in his year in Japan in Japanese history and recommended the Atsuta-jingu shrine in Nagoya. This Shinto shrine houses the Emperor's sacred sword - one of three divine symbols of the Imperial throne. There are some photos of Atsuta-jingu on my flick site. Here's one of a pigeon (hato):


Anonymous Mikey said...

I am vicariously enjoying these travels of yours - if you can, try to eat some soba on a railway platform. For some reason, that for me was always the genuine Japanese experience.

6:21 am


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