Saipan Katori Shrine, Saipan

#3 of 6 in Historic Sites in Northern Mariana Islands
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Saipan Katori Shrine (サイパン香取神社, Saipan Katori Jinja) is a Shintō shrine in Sugar King Park, Garapan, Saipan. The main festival of the shrine is held annually in October. Ceremonies are conducted by the Japanese Society of Northern Marianas and presided over by priests of the Katori Shrine in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. The shrine is a place of prayer for peace and prosperity.

It is listed on the Garapan Heritage Trail, a project of the Northern Marianas Humanities Council with financial support by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Office of Insular Affairs, United States Department of the Interior.
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  • It is nice and peaceful. A good place to have a walk in the morning (when it is not yet too hot outside) However, for most people who have been to Japan, the shrines here are quite small and simple...  more »
  • Me and my wife walked through and it was very beautiful. There is a lot of history to read about as you go through and the entire property has a spiritual feel. It was a great visit and I recommend...  more »
  • Elderly local guide sent from was described in Japan. Lost memories shrine talk say agriculture received guidance to local industries, as well as when I was young and at that time was now is no longer the field along with Guam taking root in what was said
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