Ok, despite it's sort of fancy and outdated kanji, it's just an entrance gate. Or is it? According to shrine's official website (link at the bottom), this gate was built to commemorate 50 year of rule of the Hirohito Emperor. The entire structure is made out of hinoki cypress (Japanese cypress).
For those who are interested:
隨 means 'to abide (by the rules)', to follow (rules).
神 means 'god'.
門 just means gate.Work out by yourself what the entire thing means ;)
鳳凰殿 means the Palace of the Phoenix, but not just a normal phoenix mind you. It is the Chinese phoenix, a.k.a Fenghuang (which to me, looks more like a peacok than a phoenix, but well, anyway...).
It has three flors and according to the shrine's website, on the ground floor you can buy talismans, amulets. The second floor is where priests engage in religious rituals. The thrid is a storage room for festival costumes and decorations.
However, if I'm wrong, let me know in the comments.
Picture on the left is:だいこく様尊像 - Statue of Daikoku. No idea what it is (read as: nothing about it on the wikipedia).
Picture on the right is:獅子山 - Shishiyama, a shrine guardian. It's on top of mountain, click on the photo and squint the eyes to see it... no? squint harder or just believe me :)
POI or NPOI
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