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Address: Honkatata, Otsu 520-0242, Shiga Prefecture
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Katata, Lake Pirates' Township

The place name Katata first appeared in ancient account statement in 1051. In 1090 in ancient Japan, Shimo-gamo-jinja Shrine established a holly manor in Katata. Unlike... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Kwakaku
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Sakai, Japan
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

The place name Katata first appeared in ancient account statement in 1051. In 1090 in ancient Japan, Shimo-gamo-jinja Shrine established a holly manor in Katata. Unlike other manors, Katata Holly Manor provided fish, not rice, to the shrine. Those who provided fish to the shrine, who were called “kugonin” (a contributor), were given some privileges. One of them was to... More 

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