Futarasan Shrine(World Heritage)
A Shinto shrine, dedicated to the deities of Nikko’s three sacred mountains, founded in the 8th century by Priest Shodo. This shrine has played an important role as the center of mountain worship. Today this shrine is very popular for several power spots relating to good encounters, especially among girls in love. “Parents and child cedars” whose roots are intertwined, and “husband and wife cedars” are worshipped as sacred trees by those who pray for a good encounter, the well-being of one’s family, or being blessed with a child. In the back precinct, there is a sacred pool of spring water, which is believed to be effective in improving one’s IQ, rejuvenation and making tasty ”sake”.. Nikko is famous for its pure water.
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