We wandered around the fog-shrouded area of Chuzenji with no plan, and came across this temple which seems to be in the middle of preparations for a festival. This temple, one of three Futarasan shrines honouring the gods of the three sacred mountains in the area, is also the entrance to a walking track up to the summit of Mt Nantai, about 2500m up. While the track itself winds its way through an atmospheric, ancient, moss covered pine forest, the temple complex itself is not very remarkable and is definitely overshadowed by the more famous Nikko temple complex. Other than festivals and mountain climbing, there isn't much reason to visit this particular shrine.
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