Torri, Ise Grand Shrine

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Mark Cartwright
by ot0rip 604
published on 05 April 2017
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The torii or sacred gate at the wooden Uji Bridge at the Ise Grand Shrine, sacred to the Shinto goddess Amaterasu. The shrine was first built in 4 BCE and since the 7th century CE the bridge and torii at either end have been rebuilt exactly every 20 years. Mie Prefecture, Japan.

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