Toyokuni Shrine | Nagoya

Nagoya

Do you know Toyokuni Shrine ?

Toyokuni Shrine is a shrine dedicated to Hideyoshi Toyotomi in Nakamura Park, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya.
There are shrines of the same name all over the country, but this is the birthplace of Toyotomi Hideyoshi.

This time, We will introduce “Toyokuni Shrine”.

Very big shrine gate

This huge building is the gate of Toyokuni Shrine.
In Japan, the shrine gate is called “Otorii”.
It’s a very strange sight. This Otorii is 24m high.

Toyokuni Shrine’s photos

The shrine surrounded by nature.

Ku no Ichi (Market)

On the road from the station to the shrine, the morning market “Kunoichi”, which lasts for 60 years, is held on the day marked “9” every month.

These are photos of “Ku no Ichi”.

Taikou festival

The Taikou Festival is held at Toyokuni Shrine every mid-May.

At the festival, many stores open and many people visit.
There are also traditional Japanese events such as “Bon Odori” in the festival.

These are the festivals photos.

This is “Bon Odori”.

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