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It is known as the second-most venerable shrine in Japan. It enshrines Kusanagi no mitsurugi (草薙神剣, the Kusanagi sacred sword), one of the three imperial regalia of Japan. It holds around 70 festivals in a year, and many people visit the shrine year-round. Also, the shrine has over 4,000 national treasures representing its 2,000 years' history.
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