Katori Jingu

Katori Jingu shrine is located in the Katori district of Katori City. It is the Grand Head Shrine of all the Katori shrines in Japan, of which there are around 400. The shrine is dedicated to the worship of Futsunushi-no-okami, a deity who appears in the Japanese legend “Izumo no Kuniyuzuri.” The Main Hall and the Rou-mon (two-storied gate), which were built in 1700, have both been designated as national Important Cultural Properties.

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Chiba Pref. Katorishi Katori 1697-1 map map Map
[Conferment Office] 8:30-17:00
[Treasure Hall] Adults300yen
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Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


  • Highly recommend!
    5.0 Reviewed : 2020.09.25
    Katori Jingu Shrine is amazing! I found out about this place through Katoris official English Facebook page, Little Edo Sawara. They talk about the history of the shrine and have amazing pictures...
  • It was amazing event.
    4.0 Reviewed : 2018.04.09
    It was my 1st visit and best ever experience to see the annual event Tauesai with Saotome girls.the event I saw was annual event schefuled on every 1st saturday and sunday.
  • Good!
    4.0 Reviewed : 2017.09.07
    This shrine is No.1 Shrine for Kazusa country(upper half of Chiba prefecture)and I enjoyed. Personally I prefer Kashima to Katori though.There is a one day bus tour from Shinjyuku,Tokyo to visit 3...

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