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Feb 2, 2013 - Tokyo, Japan: Ichigaya Kameoka Hachimangu, located in Tokyo's Shinjuka ward was founded in the fifthteenth century, prior to Tokyo (then called Edo) becoming the nation's capitol and center of power. In 1478, the Shinto god Hachiman-jin was enshrined here by the ruling fuedal lord Ohta Dohkan as the guardian god of Edo Castle which is located nearby. Ohta is by all historical accounts thought to be the founder of Edo castle.
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Feb 2, 2013 - Tokyo, Japan: Ichigaya Kameoka Hachimangu, located in Tokyo's Shinjuka ward was founded in the fifthteenth century, prior to Tokyo (then called Edo) becoming the nation's capitol and center of power. In 1478, the Shinto god Hachiman-jin was enshrined here by the ruling fuedal lord Ohta Dohkan as the guardian god of Edo Castle which is located nearby. Ohta is by all historical accounts thought to be the founder of Edo castle.