The Katori Shrine is a Shintō shrine in the city of Katori in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. It is the ichinomiya of former Shimōsa Province, and is the head shrine of the approximately 400 Katori shrines around the country. [Wikipedia]
Katori shrine is one of the oldest Shinto shrines in Japan and is located in Chiba, north east of Narita. It is free to enter and can get busy, depending on when you go. The area itself is large and has a lot of trees and general wildlife. This shrine is one of the most famo
Katori Jingu, one of Japan’s three original grand shrines, is a pilgrimage site for martial arts enthusiasts. The 2000-year-old shrine honors the warrior god Futsunushi. The wooded hillside shrine has cherry and maple trees surrounding the 18th-century gate and sanctuary.