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"The 7 wonders of SHIZUOKA SENGEN JINJA" Top 5 Page for this destination Shizuoka Things to Do Tip by cheesecake17

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1.-HITOTSU-ISHI, it is said that the foundation of a waterway around the Sengen-jinja is made by 1 stone...uhmmm...

2.-KANAE-UMA, When there was a fire during AN'EL ERA, 2 wooden horses designated by HIDARI JINGORO ran away to MIHO-MYOJIN...One of them stayed there, and the other came back to Sengen jinja..the wooden horse could be seen at a little shire building off the main court yard..

3.-MIZUNOMI-RYU, Hidari Jingoro also made some sculpture at Sengen jinja..One of them is a Dragon..This dragon at a time of a fire, went down to the pond and extinguished the fire by splashing water from his mouth onto the palace..The dragon is found on the beam on the ROUMON gate by the main court yard..

4.-NAKI-UZURA,The famous sculptor of the Shinshu era, TACHIKAWA WASHIRO made a sculpture called, AWAHO NI UZURA....not sure what the big deal about it..:)

5.-SHIHO-NIRAMI-RYU, There is a picture of a dragon drown in coal, on the TOP OF THE OHAIDEN(main shrine)...The dragon stares back at you in which ever angle you look at it.

6.-SANJO-NO-FUSHIGI,On the way to HAYAMA-jinja, there is a stone named can hear strange sounds when you step on the front of it..

7.-SHIHO-HASHIRI-NO-UMA,There is an old story that the horse drawn on the EMA(wood plate) came out and ran around destroyiing the farmland...The people got so angry they rope him and tied him to a tree, snice then he was never been seen running around...This OLD EMA with the drawn horse is on exhibit at the CULTURE MUSEUM at Sengen jinja

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  • Updated Nov 24, 2006
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