Kashihara Shrine

The Kashihara Shrine (橿原神宮, Kashihara Jingū) is a Shinto shrine located in the city of Kashihara, Nara Prefecture, Japan. The Shrine was built in 2 April 1890 at the site of the Kashihara-gū, [1] where Japan's first Emperor, Emperor Jimmu, is said to have acceded to the throne on 11 February 660 BCE.

Kashihara Shrine
橿原神宮
Kashihara M6485.jpg
Outer prayer hall
Religion
AffiliationShinto
DeityEmperor Jimmu
FestivalKigensai (February 11th)
TypeKanpeitaisha
Chokusaisha
Beppyo jinja
Location
Location934 Kume-cho, Kashihara-shi, Nara Prefecture, Japan
Kashihara Shrine is located in Japan
Kashihara Shrine
Shown within Japan
Geographic coordinates34°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
Architecture
FounderEmperor Meiji
Date establishedApril 2nd, 1890
Website
www.kashiharajingu.or.jp
Shinto torii icon vermillion.svg Glossary of Shinto
Inner prayer hall, with unusually placed chigi

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  1. ^ Situaated at the southeast site of Mount Unebi of Yamato Sanzan.

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