I dropped in at Sui Jinja shrine (水神社) within Tsukiji Market.
I heard that is also a birthplace of the Imperial Navy of Japan
The enshrined deity is 弥都波能売神 (Mizuhanome no kami). It is the leading god of water in Japan.
Komainu (shrine guardian dog statues)
It looks like Shisa (Okinawan lion statue)
Cyozuya (place for ritual cleansing of hands and mouth with water when visiting shrines)
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