Seimei-Jinja Shrine, Kyoto

3.9
Awaken your spiritual side as you stroll through peaceful surrounds dating back to 1007 CE at Seimei-Jinja 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-Jinja Shrine and many more Kyoto attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kyoto trip itinerary builder tool .
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  • Kiyoaki Shrine is located in Japan, but the main shrine is a big shrine. There is also a statue of Haruaki Abe, and the trademark five star students are impressive.
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  • It is a shrine that benefits from amulets and evils, and there are five-pointed stars everywhere in the precincts. Next to temizusha is Harumei, a well that Haruaki is said to have springed up by his mind. It was said to be the strongest shrine in Kyoto, and it was a shrine full of power!
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  • The shrine you have to go if you are a huge fan of Abe No Seimei legends. The Merlin of Japan. Loved the two films especially!
  • Small sin-sa praying seimei, expert of ying-yang. nothing special
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