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Jisyu Shrine, Kyoto

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Those who have romantic worries of all varieties might want to take a chance on Jisyu Shrine. Dubbed “the Cupid of Japan,” the shrine has served love-seekers for 1,300 years, allowing visitors to pray for help from various gods, either to fend off love rivals or increase the longevity of a current relationship. If you're seeking true love, however, you'll have to traverse the space between two magical "love stones" with your eyes closed. Legend has it that if you manage to find the second stone, placed 10 m (32.8 ft) from the first, your wishes for love will be granted. Add Jisyu Shrine and other attractions to your Kyoto trip itinerary using our Kyoto trip planner .
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  • September 30, 2017
    One small shrine, but without losing Zhuang yan. This shrine is seeking because the edge, like 蠻 famous. See you bye in the future. When there is a real marriage Stone Edge, people can go to see, interesting.
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  • August 30, 2017
    Place is small but a ying and taste. Kiyomizu Temple border build up inside the mountain, to master Great power obligatory. Although mainly tube because the edge of the shrine but to promote lay below the standard 敗 links school operating in the future as shown in progress can worship houses are safe ... ... Stub 灣 model courses of God of all Nations can sell good XD-border stone edge 閉 eyes came to a head over to only number, have Userboxes/Time can play Yes, 覓 all over the world seem to have a good edge and the back still 願 audience, or maybe there is a spiritual these!
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  • August 26, 2017
    Shrine to young people is very popular. Unlike other various Hall of Kiyomizu-dera is casual, colorful impression. Environment is full of people, was supposed to be serious.
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  • May 22, 2017
    Fun to see. Just try to get to the rocks... There is so many teens there trying their luck at finding love!
  • December 29, 2016
    Jishu shrine is a beautiful shrine, where you can try your luck at a blindfolded walk between two rocks. If you succeed, legend has it you'll find everlasting love, stewarded by Okuninushi-no-mikoto!
  • May 28, 2017
    Lots of different shrines for your different wishing needs.
  • April 4, 2017
    It's the home of the love stone!
  • March 1, 2016
    It's cute, you get to see Japanese school girls and boys praying for love.

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