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the biggest event in this year

middle_1262971363The buildings of Ise Jingu are constructed in a style called yui-itsu shinmei zukuri, and it is the largest and most revered shrine in Japan. There is a biggest event once every 20 years at Ise Jingu. It is called ‘Sengu(遷宮)’. It would be the 62th and continue over 1300 years. By rebuilding once every 20 years and transferring the deity to a new dwelling, the deity gains renewed power and spirit. Transferring the deity is on October 2 and 5.