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Hachidai Shrine, Kyoto

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  • It is a shrine of Miyamoto Musashi which is just above the poem Sendou. The statue of Miyamoto Musashi is standing on the side of the main shrine, either because we stopped before the duel in the Pines with the Yoshioka Ichikado. In addition, the old tree of the descending pine at the time of the duel is preserved.
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  • Miyamoto Musashi before the duel of Ichijo-ji Temple "Shingo gods and the gods 恃mazu" as the old company went through dare. Precincts in the dueling witnesses down pine trees have been saved. In the shrine, instead, if only to visit the normal 10 minutes do.
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  • Free to visit and has toilet.
  • Hachidai Shrine 八大神社 Next to Shisendo is Hachidai Shrine where Miyamoto Musashi had a big battle with a great samurai. Just go up the hill toward east is Tanukidani Fudo-in Temple. Going down the slope you will come to a place called Ichijyoji Kudari Matsu which is a place where Musashi made an arrangement of this battle under a pine tree. ( Kudari = go down + Matsu = pine tree ). Read this page for the detail. ( TGM Kyoto Guide ) 八大神社は、京都市左京区一乗寺松原町にある神社。毎年5月4日に例大祭が行われる。狸谷山不動院から一乗寺下り松・曼殊院道に至る途中にあり、詩仙堂に隣接する。 ウィキペディア
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