Thumbnail pictures from the shrine Toyokuni Jinja in Kyoto - Japan


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On his death Toyotomi Hideyoshi was deified in the magnificent Toyokuni Jinja shrine. It was later destroy ed by Tokugawa Ieyasu the first shogun of Edo period (1603-1868) who overthrew the Toyotomi family. The shrine standing today was rebuilt in 1880.

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