Kasama Inari Shrine

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Kasama Inari Shrine (笠間稲荷神社) is one of the three major Inari shrine in Japan. It is located in Kasama, Ibaraki prefrecture. It was established in 651. As the god of farming, industry, merchant and fishin Inari shrine has been highly respected since acient Japan to even today. Many of the feudal lords in this region also had donated lots of properties. Today, about 3.5 million visitors worship at Kasama Inari Shrine.

Tourist Info.
There are public parking and restroom.

0. at Mito Station.
1. use JR Mito Line to Kasama.
2. walk north (20 min.)

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Kasama Inari Shrine

Enshrines: Ukanomitamanokami
Established in: 651

Kasama Inari Shrine is one of the Inari Shrine located in Kasama city, Ibaraki Prefecture. It is considered as one of the three major Inari Shrines in Japan. About 3.5 million visitors worsihp every years.

As the god of the root of life, Inari is highly respected for farming, industry, merchant and fishing.

Kasama Inari shrine was established in 651. Many Daiyo of Kasama had shown the respect of Inari and donated many properties.

The main hall was constructed in 1854 and designated as the national important historical assets. Also, the main gate was constructed in 1814.

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