Kashima Shrine is where Takemikazuchi-no-Okami, a kami of martial arts, is enshrined. Founded in 660, it is a historical shrine.
It enshrines a warrior god revered by the ancient imperial court, military commanders and swordsmen since the establishment in 660 BC.
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The shrine is over 1370 years old and is considered one of Japan's three major Inari shrines. Successive lords of the Kasama domain revered it.
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