Sengu Museum

Constructed in April 2012, Sengu museum was built in conjunction with the 62nd rebuilding of the shrine, when the shrine sanctuary, religious attire and the divine treasures are given a renewal. The gods are moved into the reconstructed shrines and the old buildings are deconstructed. The timber remains and materials from the old shrine are redistributed to shrines in other parts of Japan and reused in regions that are stricken by earthquakes or other disasters. Originated more than 1300 years ago, this ceremony, also known as Shikinen Sengu, is held every 20 years and is the largest and most significant event held in Ise Jingu. Situated right at the outer

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