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4 BCE: Traditional founding date of the Ise Grand Shrine in honour of the Shinto goddess Amaterasu.
 
 
478 CE: The founding of the Toyouke shrine at the Shinto Ise Grand Shrine in Japan.
 
 
710 CE: Date favoured by historians for the founding of the Kasuga Taisha Shinto shrine at Nara, Japan.
 
 
711 CE: The Fushimi Inari shrine, dedicated to the Shinto rice god Inari, is founded near Kyoto.
 
725 CE: The Usa shrine is founded in northern Kyushu and dedicated to the Shinto god Hachiman.
 
 
768 CE: Official founding date of the Kasuga Taisha Shinto shrine at Nara, Japan.
 
 
794 CE: Emperor Kammu builds the Shinto Herano shrine at Heiankyo (Kyoto).
 
 
806 CE: The Shinto shrine of Fujisan Hongu Sengen Taisha is built on Mount Fuji.
 
 
859 CE: The Iwashimizu shrine is built and dedicated to the Shinto god Hachiman in Heiankyo (Kyoto).
 
947 CE: The Tenmangu Kitano shrine is founded in honour of Sugawara no Michizane, aka Tenjin.
 
 
1135 CE: The Wakamiya Jinja shrine is founded at Kasuga Taisha, Nara, Japan.
 
 
1149 CE: The Dainichiji temple is built near the peak of Mount Fuji by Matsudai Shonin.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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