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Seimei Shrine

806 Horikawadori Ichijo agaru Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 602-8222, Japan
+81 75-441-6460
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Ranked #121 of 369 attractions in Kyoto
Type: Religious Sites, Cemeteries
Owner description: This shrine honours an 'onmyou' (principles of Yin and Yang) scholar of the Heian period, Abeno Seimei. The shrine was established in 1007, at the... more » Owner description: This shrine honours an 'onmyou' (principles of Yin and Yang) scholar of the Heian period, Abeno Seimei. The shrine was established in 1007, at the site of what had been his house. It is said to ward off evil. « less
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

This shrine has some interesting attractions - objects to touch that bring you good luck. You'll see people stroking a peach, or a stone or hugging a huge tree. Really funny!

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