Whether its shrines or temples there are plenty of them in Japan. Just like you can get cathedral overload in Europe you can overdo it a bit with Japanese shrines and temples.
Shinto shrines are the ones where there is a tori gate as shown above and prayers are to a variety of gods. These are the places where you clap and bow to the gods. Buddhist temples are quieter places, no clapping and you are praying only to Buddha.
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