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Shimogamo Jinja, Kyoto

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Take a relaxing walk on the lush, forested path to Shimogamo Jinja, an important Shinto place of worship and part of a World Heritage Site. Dating back to the 6th century, the Shinto sanctuary is known for the primeval wooded area that surrounds it. Enjoy the peaceful, spiritual atmosphere as you stroll among the tall trees, some more than 600 years old. Admire the brilliant red tori gates and mossy wooden buildings of the shrine, situated at the meeting point of two rivers and dedicated to the gods of harvest. Put Shimogamo Jinja at the forefront of your travel plans using our Kyoto vacation builder.
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  • There are to pray and watch it slowly around that you can. Everything there is.
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  • Shimogamo shrine is known as in your real name? The shimogamo shrine (maybe Mio and shrines) said are. In the approach of the DW tadasu no Mori opened Yabusame ritual at the book sale.
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  • Visited here on opening night. There was the discovery of new at night than during the day. Good luck sounds such as Taiko performances.
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