Shrine at Enoshima, Japan

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 10 January 2018
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Enoshima is a Japanese island off the coast of Kanagawa Prefecture in the Pacific Ocean. It’s well-known for its colorful shrines with statues honoring the Buddhist goddess Benzaiten. In this picture, one sees the Hoanden (or the Octagonal Hall for the Statues).

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About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, January 10). Shrine at Enoshima, Japan. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7855/shrine-at-enoshima-japan/

Chicago Style

Wiener, James Blake. "Shrine at Enoshima, Japan." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 10, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7855/shrine-at-enoshima-japan/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Shrine at Enoshima, Japan." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Jan 2018. Web. 31 Jul 2021.