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The first torii to Nangu Shrine. This is along the Nakasendo Road.
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The big red torii ahead.
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The main torii is next to the shinkansen train tracks. It's a landmark for shinkansen passengers.
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Made of steel, the main torii stands 21 meters high. 南宮大社の大鳥居
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Main torii with shinkansen tracks behind. The soundproofing wall along the tracks hides the trains passing by.
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Map of Nangu Taisha Shrine.
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Entrance to Nangu Taisha Shrine.
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Romon Gate 楼門
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After entering the Romon Gate, you see this Dance Stage. 舞殿
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Maiden Dance Stage at Nangu Taisha.
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The entire shrine was completely burnt to the ground during the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600. Rebuilt in 1624 by Shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu.
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Haiden Prayer Hall 拝殿
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Haiden Prayer Hall 拝殿
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Haiden Prayer Hall 拝殿
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Inside Haiden Prayer Hall 拝殿
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Corridor 回廊
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Corridor 回廊
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Wood carving on corridor.
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Inside the Corridor 回廊
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Inside the Corridor 回廊
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Inside the Maiden Dance Stage.
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In 2007, the Dance Stage and Haiden were being renovated.
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Looks quite new now.
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Romon Gate
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Carving on Romon Gate.
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Carving on Romon Gate.
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Carving on Romon Gate.
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Wall of Votive tablets.
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Votive tablets.
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Votive tablets.
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Romon Gate
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Portable Shrine Storehouse 神輿舎
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Roof for a tree stump.
 
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