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Mt. Kurama, Kyoto

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Head up Mt. Kurama to find a place central to the region's natural and spiritual heritage. Topped with a famous temple and shrine, the forested hills are reputedly the home of Sojobo, King of the Tengu (Shinto gods and spirits who inhabit the forests and mountains). The hill has also become known as the birthplace of reiki: fans of the holistic practice flock here to witness the place where the founder of reiki, Mikao Usui, after 21 days of meditation, received the healing energy. For Mt. Kurama and beyond, use our Kyoto itinerary maker to get the most from your Kyoto vacation.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Riding the aerial tramway, to rise to the top no time seems will take you up the vessel if 3 kg so slowly you walk round ropeway. After a walk on and budding simmered in Nice to wander around stores there were.
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  • August 13, 2017
    認 Happy Valley show saddle mountain is because a friend of mine is Learning Japanese spiritual Qi (a bit like Qi Gong), she is a spiritual teacher refers to Happy Valley saddle mountain Qi release sources, is one good place. I take to Kyoto playing international games, specifically to the visit, feel the power of nature. Originally on the game Happy Valley 覽 saddle can choose liquid 纜 car ride, but to visit when the day came as Tel Aviv, so they show leave nearly 3 hour walk. Happy Valley Happy Valley to promote the saddle mountains to saddle Temple, about an hour to walk within. Propylaeum there are walking sticks for game use, because is the uphill direction, 蠻 so tired. Happy Valley to the Prada saddle must do to find the temple was standing in the Hall on the ground outside the triangle Biao JI, Zhang to leave hands absorb spiritual Qi, many Japanese people also want this model courses. After sell refer to Temple worship, will promote the temple on the other side slowly show to leave approximately 2 hour hike to 貴 ship. Individual hiking trip because to go/f staircase, so Tri-foot image: tired, but Prada 貴 ships at the moment, Club Med is worth is worth it. Also 貴 ship shrine participate in worship and in the summer time to enjoy River cuisine.
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  • August 4, 2017
    Since 9 o'clock morning climb up from the pommel horse and leads down to the kibune shrine of the day offers exactly treat it location and kindness really steep and not stick even in the starting handrail so everyone from children to elderly people is no vending machines in the middle of going to drink, please take
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