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Kogarasu Shrine Torii Gate

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The main gate of Kogarasu Shrine. The gate is in the classic myojin torii form with two lintels and curving ends on the top lintel. It was built in 1627 by a famous mason from Satsuma named Kinokahei, about whom there are stories in connection with the contemporary building of Osaka Castle, and a local mason named Kurobei.
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