Where in Japan is the oldest known Shinto shrine still operated by kannushi, shinshoku, and miko?

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  • 6 months ago
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    There is no fixed theory as to which is the oldest shinto shrine in Japan. This Omiwa Shrine is one of the candidates for the oldest shrine.


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    6 months ago

    You sound like you have extensive knowledge of the Japanese traditional culture (maybe more than I do despite me being Japanese). I rarely think about that kind of stuff. From a brief read on a Wiki article I just learned that Shinshoku is the same as Kannushi. And I did some looking up online and found out that the oldest known Shinto shrine in Japan is Ōmiwa Shrine in Nara. Hope this helps.

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