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Toshogu Secrets

Yomei-mon Gate (Photo: Tomoko Kamishima)

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When it was built in the 17th century, Nikko Tosho-gu Shrine was a unique and a completely new type of shrine. Why and how was it built, and what was the purpose of this shrine? Tomoko Kamishima considers these and other questions in this series.

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