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Nine Tokyo Shrines To Visit To Learn About Japanese History and Culture

For over a thousand years, rituals and festivals have taken place to worship sacred shrines that shrine kami (Shinto gods) all around Japan. Take a step back into Japanese history and experience authentic Japanese culture by visiting the most impressive shrines around Tokyo. With an estimated 80,000 Shinto shrines scattered across Japan, they are a very important part of Japanese tradition and culture.