Kashima Jingū is an ancient jinja in Ibaraki Prefecture, east of Tokyo, and enshrines Takëmikazuchi, a kami who plays an important role in the legends in the Kojiki and Nihonshoki. Kashima Jingū has been a very important jinja since records began, and remains important today.
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