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Torii of Haneda Airport
Otaku haneda 6-11
  • There is a torii near Haneda Airport.
  • Is it only a torii?
  • Where is the Shinto shrine?
  • Haneda was a resort area in old days.
  • There were a hot spring and a beach.
  • Was able to swim here?
  • I can't believe it.
  • A lot of hotel and restaurants.
  • Anamoriinari Shrine was in the center of the town.
  • This was Anamoriinari Shrine's Torii.
  • When was it made?
  • Made in 1929.
  • It is new.
  • Made of concrete.
  • Very sturdy.
  • Knock.
  • Hey.
  • The US Armed Forces occupied here from 1945.
  • They wanted to expand the airport.
  • They said to inhabitants to leave within 48 hours.
  • Not much time.
  • It is impossible.
  • The inhabitants escaped.
  • Anamoriinari shrine remained in place.
  • How did shrine go?
  • The Shinto shrine was broken.
  • But, they were not able to break a torii.
  • A rope cut when they pulled it with a car.
  • This Torii is very sturdy.
  • There were injured persons and a dead person.
  • They gave it up.
  • The torii was in an airport until 1999.
  • Nice.
  • Japanese Government was going to demolish it afterwards.
  • But..
  • The inhabitants collected money.
  • They moved Torii using the money.
  • How did they do it?
  • They lifted up it.
  • And, put it here.
  • This kanji means peace.
  • Where is Anamoriinari shrine?
  • Near.
  • Let's go to Anamoriinari shrine.
  • I'm tired.
  • Go back our office.