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Masakado-zuka | by charlesmonaco
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Masakado-zuka

Just a normal shrine to a decapitated head. As the legend goes, after the heroic Tokyoite Taira no Masakado was defeated in battle in 940, his decapitated head was put on display in Kyoto. The head flew back to his home area as a vengeful spirit and landed right here.

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Taken on December 16, 2006