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Shinto Shrine

Shinto shrine were building where Shinto deities are enshrine. At the entrance are Shinto shrine archways indicating the shrine precincts, and then come the main sanctuary and other facilities.

The floor of main building is elevated and roofs are generally thatched with reeds and cypress bark.

At New Year, virtually all Shinto Shrine are thronged with worshippers for the first temple or shrine visit of the New Year.

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1-13-10, Sanshin Building 2A, Hatchobori, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan