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Kifune Shrine

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Address: 180 Kurama Kibunecho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 601-1112, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 75-741-2016
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Great scenery seen in the autumn

In the autumn, you can take the specific train with the large window to see the red leaf when going to the temple. When arriving the train station, to take the bus to the temple... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2015
Louis W

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White Plains, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

From Kifuneguchi station(Eizandensya, 1 stop before final stop), there is bus to the entrance area of the shrine. But, it is only 2km, so we walked all the way. We strongly recommend to walk because the smell of trees were soon relaxing. Summer time must be much better because you can have lunch or dinner on the river. However, winter... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

In the autumn, you can take the specific train with the large window to see the red leaf when going to the temple. When arriving the train station, to take the bus to the temple. You also can walk to there. The scenery is great.

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california
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Along the Kifune River, can't miss this beautiful Shrine. Since there was a wedding, it was a special touch. Love seeing all the Japanese people also pay their respects to the temple. You'll see them walk up to the temple as a couple, they'll clap twice in sync and bow their heads after ringing the bell over head... It sounds... More 

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Langkawi, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

I've been here twice but only decided to write and post several photos that was taken during my previous visit. All in all, this place was worth a visit and deserve to be at more higher ranking from what been rated now. I shall return, soon.

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Singapore
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287 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

The time I visited Kifune it didn't have much stuff to see but I was happy with the walk from Kurama to Kifune. Due to time constraints, we did not able to visit the whole part of the Kifune shrine. We have a quick tour around the shrine and the street. Had quite a good lunch at one of the... More 

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Toyama, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

1. Easiest access In case of using Kyoto subway You can get a bus to Kibuneguchi at Kokusaikaikan station on Karasuma Line. In case of using Keihan Line You can get a train to Kibuneguchi at DemachiYanagi station. Please transfer to Eizan Line at DemachiYanagi station. From Kibuneguchi There is a shuttle bus to Kibune bus stop near Kifune jinjya... More 

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