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190102-0014-PP - Tsurugaoka Hachimangu


Kanagawa Meiji 1890s Unknown

The stone lantern along the causeway to Tsurugaoka Hachimangu (鶴岡八幡宮) in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture.

The shrine was founded in 1063 (康平/Kohei 6).

The lantern was donated by the sugar wholesalers of Edo (current Tokyo) in 1862 (Bunkyu 2).

Tsuruoka Hachimangu was a temple for both Buddhist and Shinto worship and featured Buddhist buildings like pagodas, but these were removed by 1870 (Meiji 3).

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