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Mishima Taisha Shrine in Shizuoka Pref. This is the main torii. Townsend Harris, US consul to Japan, visited here when he was on his way to Tokyo from Shimoda.
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The shrine has numerous monuments.
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Bokusui poetry monument. 牧水歌碑のずえなる   三島のまちのあげはなび    月夜の空に 消えて散るなり
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Tatari-ishi rock was used to separate foot traffic on the Tokaido and Shimoda Kaido roads. Each time it was removed, something bad happened. So they left the rock in place. たたり石
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Bridge to Itsukushima Shrine in Shinchi Pond.
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Itsukushima Shrine dedicated to Hojo Masako. 厳島神社
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Carp in Shinchi Pond. 神池
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Path to shrine.
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Somon Gate 総門(外構えの門)
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MIshima Taisha museum. 三嶋大社宝物館
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Statue of Yatabe Moriharu who helped to finance the reconstruction of Mishima Taisha after the great earthquake in 1854. 矢田部盛治の銅像
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Purification was basin.
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Sacred Horse Stable. No real horse though. 神馬舎
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Shrine gate.
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Shinmon Gate reconstructed in 1867. 神門
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Buden Hall where sacred dances are performed. 舞殿
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Famous and very old sweet olive tree (kinmokusei) キンモクセイ 金木犀
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Mishima Taisha Shrine's Honden was destroyed by an earthquake in 1854. Rebuilt in 1869.
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Mishima Taisha Shrine Honden is an Important Cultural Property.
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Mishima Taisha Shrine roof
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Maiden
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Hiroshige's woodblock print of Mishima in his Tokaido Road series. Mishima Taisha's torii can be seen.
     
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