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Plum garden of Tatsuo Shrine 1   (Kakegawa City)
Japan

One of the oldest shrines for driving out evils and inviting good lucks in Kakegawa. Known as a god in the direction of north-east ( considered in which the demon's gate is ) and the successive lords of the Kakegawa Castle including Yamanouchi Kazutoyo piously worshipped it very much. 

The Flower Garden beside the shrine attracts visitors with 300 trees of red, pink and white Shidare Plum blossoms. The best season comes in Mid-Feb – Early-Mar.

Tatsuo Shrine HP (Japanese language)

Shizuoka Guide - Tatsuo Shrine (English language)

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Uploaded: 25/02/2014
Updated: 13/05/2014
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