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Niukawakami Shrine, The Shrine Revered by the Imperial Court

When visiting a Japanese shrine, you must have seen those wooden plates with people’s wishes written on the back, hung on one side of the precinct. If you ever wonder where those wooden plates originated, then visit Niukawakami Shrine (丹生川上神社). Furthermore, you get to act like a Shinto priest swinging the stick with paper strips …

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