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Photo:Daiichi Torii (First Shrine Gate or Great Gate)

32.Daiichi Torii (First Shrine Gate or Great Gate)

Japan's largest torii, or shrine gate, was erected in 1921. Described in a poem as "the great gate that seems to pierce the sky," it was popular among people. But because of damage caused by exposure to wind and rain over the years, the gate was removed in 1943. The present torii was devoted in 1974 by comrade in arms, and it is 25 meters high.

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