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Amano Iwato Shrine

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18. December. 2017

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Japanese mythology is filled with eye-catchy deities and heroes. The Amano Iwato Shrine is dedicated to Amaterasu, the Shinto goddess of the sun and the universe. The cave that the traditional Torii gates frame is where Amaterasu is said to have hidden, after her brother Susanoo pulled an array of cruel acts fuelled by his restlessness, such as destroying her rice field, throwing a flayed pony at her, and killing one of her attendants.

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