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Hirano Shrine平野神社, Kyoto
(4.1/5 based on 110 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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  • Compared to Kitano Tenman-gu shrine East right next to the shrine visitors at least had tucked away. See through the University of Tokyo gate, East Gate, the Imperial Chrysanthemum Crest with eyes. Petite main compound (years) yet the height of formality is unambiguous and is very respectable. After all, is what I learned from the home page, but peace on heijo Palace shrine shrine was moved to the land of the Plains capital (794) and at the same time it was. At that time, your God shrine, now Emperor Okami (I'm encouraging Wolf) is positive hits, followed fourth place was during the Heian period God as highest ranking sources like newborn, was promoted in the first place, dynamic generation of God's. Here, the flowers will be to (building on the South side, left). Did you know? : Imperial shrine is facing East. Hirano shrine main shrine is known as the plain build. Relocation at the time of the 1500 m on all sides was as in the Imperial Palace today.
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  • But was stopped by the return of tenmangu shrine happens to be very good. The cherry blossoms blooming, or Citron. Seasonal staff (* ^ ^ *)
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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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  • 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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