5 Most Sacred Shinto Shrines in Japan

5 Most Sacred Shinto Shrines in Japan

Shintoism in Japan is known as the religion of the gods, thus the shrines and temples built in this faith are dedicated to them. Each sacred place holds a connection with a particular god or a really popular human (poet, warrior, ruler) and people go to these places to pray either for luck, health, love, better harvest or for the souls of those who passed away. Many sacred sites have also a strong connection with a particular emperor or lord of the surrounding land too. The 5 most sacred Shinto ... [ read more ]