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Seimei Shrine, Kyoto

3.8
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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  • Because of the film, the Sun teacher went, and then bought the Ching Ming Shrine of the five Mango star traffic, very good-looking. Come back to know, the shrine also has feather to the end of the pen, in fact, it is too bad, did not see.
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  • Japan friend talk, leaving shrine (Shadow Minister). Section of after 次序 wife. Lol good 啦. 聽 "story. (^ _ ^) / Removal 咗. Splendid shrine (Seimei shrine) again removed and other shrine 啦. At the Seimei Shrine (Seimei-jinja) matsri Mr. x Seimei. Seimei is 驅 Mara, "except evil] of God. Bong for Seimei public in Shinto gods of death for landlords. 袪 except 煩惱. (^ _ ^) / Excluding 卻 disaster. (^^)/
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  • Not a large shrine, but a very good one. Discreet and an incredible amount of detail. Worth a look if you are in the area.
  • Lovely little shrine with a great Japanese garden. During Autumn the Japanese maples are just amazing to sight to see.
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