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Kurama Temple, Kyoto
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Located in isolated wilderness high on a wooded mountain, Kurama Temple represents a center of worship for an esoteric sect, revering deities of the sun, love, and power. Hike the steep path to the 8th-century temple (which will take around 30 minutes), enjoying the wind through the colossal cryptomeria trees and a Shinto shrine along the way. Alternatively, take the cable car halfway up. Soak in the peaceful atmosphere of this popular--yet untouristed--temple, and observe the forested valley from its terrace, set directly on a mountain slope. Use our Kyoto travel itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Kurama Temple and other attractions in Kyoto.
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  • It is a temple is Yoshitsune Kurama Tengu and the young. Like many people go up the main hall, but please come ready okunoin demon Palace before. Here there are tons of the strongest natural power. Short hike, you can rejuvenate mind and body.
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  • We on the way to the vessel from the pommel horse. Before coming here from the station first eating in front of the station, or Deva after Yuki shrine took an decent time. Take a look at the stand to the power spot.
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  • Arrive the Niomon gate with the eizan electric railway Kurama station to get off. Pay the admission fee here, or 30-minute walk to the main building cable car (one way 100 yen) in can climb. I climbed on the cable car, have been descends on foot. Yuki shrine cannot see if it is not foot is on the way. Yuki shrine is a shrine famous Kurama Fire Festival. Is about 30 minutes by foot is a pretty slippery slope, I was good with my choice. Up on the 6-pointed star before the main shrine hall is known as the strongest Kurama-Dera Temple in power spot, came into power. I thought so many stairs in wheelchair impossible. Parking near the foothills Deva has private parking
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