愛宕神社[ Atago jinjya ]Atago Jinja Shrine

Atago Jinja (愛宕神社) is a Shinto shrine on Mount Atago, Kameoka, to the northwest of Kyoto, Japan. Enshrined is Atago Gongen who protects Kyoto from fire. Shugendō practices and a place for worship are known from the eighth century. The late-Kamakura period Honden has been designated an Important Cultural Property. (Actually, the late-Kamakura period Honden is located at another Atago-jinja: http://wikimapia.org/#lat=35.0408446&lon=135.5869369&z=17&l=0&m=b&v=8&show=/26233643/Atago-jinja-Shrine) Atago Jinja is the head of nine hundred Atago shrines throughout Japan.

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