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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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  • Walked back to go to the kibune shrine from Kurama-Dera Temple. It was in the middle of the 11-very good climate. Kurama-Dera Temple Hall, and okunoin Temple followed by staircases and trails. In the middle of the tree root path, such as. From this time on the way down. From the main gate of your mouth takes about an hour. Visit kibune and Kurama was tired a little bit up and down a mountain so should pass through this route.
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  • I walked to get kibune shrine from Kurama-Dera Temple. If you like walking through Yuki shrine is famous along the way, use the ropeway so we recommend to walk. Yuki shrine, Kurama Tengu key ring fortune selling one ¥ 500 is recommended! Trail scene in a Holy atmosphere air is deliciously heart was washed. I think since some time, could move in about an hour, but along the way, bad feet, mind and matter of preparation was necessary.
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  • Unlike the Kyoto mountains. If you have enough energy and time is recommended before you traverse from the pommel horse. Root path of the vessel takes about two hours. In the evening early in the dark. Always on time!
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