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After watching Jindai Zakura, I stoped famous old shrine, Takeda Hachiman Shrine which was built for samurai lord Takeda family.

Takeda Hachiman Shrine

Takeda Hachiman Shrine was built by the famous samurai family- Takeda.

Takeda Hachiman Shrine

Torii gate (this type is old style)

Kaikoma

Takeda Hachiman Shrine

old tree

Takeda Hachiman Shrine

Takeda Hachiman Shrine’s gate

Takeda Hachiman Shrine

Huge old tree at the shrine

Takeda Hachiman Shrine

This year is snake.

Takeda Hachiman Shrine

How steep!

Takeda Hachiman Shrine

Honden (main hall)

pray of Katsuyori's wife

Katsuyori Takeda’s wife prayed to victory for her husband battle. But they were ruined after the Nagashino battle against Nobunaga Oda samurai lord. Katsuyori’s father was Shingen Takeda who was a strong samurai lord of Kai (Yamanashi).

Takeda Hachiman Shrine

Takeda Hachiman Shrine

Takeda Hachiman Shrine

At the top of the roof, there is a devil’s head.