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HIGASHISAIDEN (Eastern Sanctuary)

This high-floored structure is believed to have been used for celebrations and rituals regarding the solstices and solar observation. It is located on a direct line measuring the start of the summer solstice and the end of the winter solstice.

Photo: HIGASHISAIDEN

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