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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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  • Get your walking boots on and head for this lovely part of Kyoto Start your walk at Kurama, visit Kurama Temple and several other shrines along the way, ending up 4 km away in Kibune. Or you can do it...  more »
  • My friend and I took the challenge and walked up the hill to Kifune shrine and all the way to Kurama osen! It was a great experience because we get to take so many pictures along the way and even stop...  more »
  • Fushimi Inari Shrine come to fu jian dao he da she another attractions of Kyoto City, du jing/not miss symbols of Inari Shrine is the Fox people in Japan believed to be representative of the god Inari to the aspirations of abundance occurred in the cultivation of Fushimi Inari Shrine within the fu jian dao da he she will have a bright red pillars Tori isi along the Hill. Total distance over 4 kilometers of here.
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