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Hirano Shrine平野神社, Kyoto
(4.1/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
With a rare architectural style and over 400 cherry trees from 60 breeds, Hirano Shrine平野神社 tops the list of Kyoto’s favorite flower-viewing spots. Established in 794 CE and long associated with the royal family, the shrine is today famous for its magnificent cherry trees. As you wander around this popular spot, you can watch locals enjoying their "hanami," or flower-viewing parties. Lanterns scattered around the gorgeous gardens provide a spectacular sight during the blossoming season, particularly at night. You can also buy good luck charms and touch a majestic 400-year-old camphor tree. Make Hirano Shrine平野神社 part of your personalized Kyoto itinerary using our Kyoto vacation trip planner.
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  • In small corner in the city, gardens and shrines are simple but at the same time their presence instills spirituality. Nothing in comparison of others in the area but this also says its.
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  • Spring cherry attractions and a taxi driver, so went down on foot after the Golden Kinkaku-ji Temple Tour, but kinda far. The precinct is made beautiful. Wish to the great tree, walk in a clockwise direction. Decked out in the precinct is quaint there.
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  • Because it came to see the cherry blossoms in the spring before is that I gave up on a tight schedule and returning the nokyo-sho this time I visited, but also famous cherry blossoms on the morning of the summer is almost empty. Also Office Open past the 9:00 not finished only visit nokyo-sho gave up and went back.
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  • The shrine itself is nice to visit with nice structure made of Kasuga style. Best to vist early in the morning for cherry blossom viewing. It was too crowded and noisy in cherry blossom season and a man who works here was nasty and very rude. if you try to stick aroundafter closing time he gets very angry so be careful not to ruin your day.
  • The most beautiful Cherry Blossom's spot I've seem in Kyoto up to now. I strong recommend this fabulous place
  • An excellent place for cherry blossom trees!
  • One of the best choices for cherry blossom season
  • Kansai, nay is a showplace of cherry blossoms that represent Japan. From early March until the beginning of May to the cherry blossoms, is not very big and planted cherry trees over 60 over 400 books. Flowering period of cherry blossoms are lit and colored the ghostly atmosphere surrounded by Pink is. To blossom while drinking alcohol at night and hirarihirari is nice to see the cherry trees to various types drinking I and for views of one fun do I.
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