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Kamigamo Shrine, Kyoto
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See the splendid architecture and learn about the historical importance of Kamigamo Shrine, one of the oldest Shinto shrines in the country, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Founded in 678 CE, the shrine complements another downriver, with the two often seen as a pair. Dedicated to the "kami" (god) of thunder, the shrine has become particularly well known for its two sand cones, made for centuries as part of a regularly performed purification ritual. The shrine features a particularly well-preserved "haiden" (worship hall), rebuilt in 1629. Put Kamigamo Shrine into our Kyoto vacation planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Kyoto.
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  • Kamigamo-Jinja shrine (bite is also shrine) is also known as (Kamigamo shrine and may does not ikazuchi shrine) at least is known. Shrine of Kamo another lightning Okami (might mean how deadweight of Wolf) Festival there. (God of Kamo said. Means that the God of Thunder (divine sound) filled with youthful energy, meaning "young Thunder" is another Lightning) about creation theories and's transfer is in the reign of Emperor jimmu is said Kamo another lightning lives have descended to Kamo mountain are. Theory "yamashiro province topography ' and 懐妊 were placed at floor burnished arrows in a lost ball, sold (tamayorihime) flowed from the kamogawa River, so was born in Kamo another lightning life his brother jade vest, old (' until from the plane) of Kamo Prefecture, mainly descendants of the Shinsaibashi Bong which are reported. Positive is ranked high in the 0/807 (807 years) after the Heian capital 0/794 (794) was more revered as Ojo peace shrine, Kamo Matsuri was encyclical festival taking place 神階. "Engi-book ' in the" yamashiro province administrative district Kamigamo shrine "as columns on the Meishin shrine, name shinsai, monthly and Minister about Festival is provided and deposited on each Festival 新嘗祭 pyebaek is sometimes served. Academy based on ISE Miya 0/810 (810 years) after over 400 years, the Princess served as a saiō.
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  • You can feel the Majesty governs hair as Ichinomiya shrine. Just thatch is jumping through hoops when I went it was crowded even on weekdays. Monthly handmade fairs is one of the fun.
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  • Homemade city will be held once a month. Site wide, flowing Creek. There is parking, so go with the car. Kamo horse racing though done in May (may be compared with the fine uploadabout), goes through the upcoming horse. That speed is awesome.
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