WHS containing a significant "Shinto" element. Element has to be identified in description of connection.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Ancient Kyoto Kamowakeikauchi-jinja and Kamomioya-jinja shrines
Ancient Nara Kasugayama sacred forest, Shinto shrine Kasuga-Taisha
Fujisan All its 7 shrines
Itsukushima Shrine Itsukushima Shinto Shrine
Kii Mountain Range Yoshino, Omine and Kumano Sanzan
Mozu-Furuichi Kofungun Many of the Ryobo have facilities for worship (including torii gates, lanterns, stone fences and wash basins) (AB ev) - Many of the Kofuns are for former Japanese imperial family members, who are supposed to be Shinto deity.
Nikko Toshogu, Futarasan, and saikyo bridge
Okinoshima Island
Shirakawa-go and Gokayama The guardian deity of the Shirakawago's Ogimachi village is housed in the Hachiman Shinto shrine, and Ainokura is at Jinoshi Shrine.


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  2. Link at least 3 different sites
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