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Nonomiya Shrine, Kyoto
(3.1/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
To visit Nonomiya Shrine, you'll have to navigate a peaceful, towering bamboo forest, following signs to the small place of worship. Reputedly referred to in the 11th-century novel "Tale of Genji," it is dedicated to the god of relationships and learning, and remains a popular site with students taking exams and people looking for guidance in their romantic endeavors. Come prepared for crowds of locals and tourists alike. Using our world travel planner, Kyoto attractions like Nonomiya Shrine can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Love in relation to the famous shrine. Very small very quickly. Located in the bamboo forest visitors can look like when the bamboo forest.
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  • Is the most beautiful that are in the area and as in most of them, the visit is quick and is surrounded by forest which makes it more attractive
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  • Is worship the blessed marriage and children, such as new baby blessing and by women who are and were a couple. Precincts not spacious, lined up in front of the Torii family was hanging out. God's Vermilion Torii gates you pass through the environment right back into the blessed marriage and children, was enshrined. Was not much more likely to be visited this way.
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