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Seimei Shrine, Kyoto

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Awaken your spiritual side as you stroll through peaceful surrounds dating back to 1007 CE at Seimei Shrine. As you make your entry to the second-century shrine, two tori gates greet you. The main gate features an engraved golden bellflower, which marks a turn away from Japanese tradition of engraving the shrine’s name, or that of its presiding deity, into the gateway. Walk around the complex grounds and find an old stone bridge, a well with healing powers, and a 300-year-old camphor tree. Go to the back of the complex to find the main shrine, where the presiding deity is worshipped. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Seimei Shrine and many more Kyoto attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kyoto trip itinerary builder tool .
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  • Kyoto filled with tourists and foreigners are everywhere, and yet off the beaten path places when not work life to be respected even in this era, Abe Seimei shrine, why visit here. This time, was third, but still come. Did you remove the invisible evil mind. Here is a special place, to visit
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  • I went with my sister. In the immediately to cartoon! And his like want to figurines. Fortune was closed because it was a holiday, but also seem to be Wikipedia. Also, EMA wrote the famous skaters and celebrities are not places for some reason to dedicate the votive picture queued laid on top of buildings to sell votive, was not like statues at the entrance and good a solemn atmosphere.
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  • I knew I was at the University of Kyoto. After the story's souvenir shop, is now told worshippers at! Please RIM's seems.
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  • A small shrine. People who like animation.May like to come have a visit
  • “Unusual” This shrine has some interesting attractions - objects to touch that bring you good luck. You'll see people stroking a peach, or a stone or hugging a huge tree. Really funny!
  • I come here whenever I’m in Japan!!!
  • Not bad for Japanese The reason why i gave this review is this shrine is not big ... Take 1 min is enough to look around all there
  • Quiet shrine nestled near the end of a little walkway beside a run of water. The journey to find it is very peaceful

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