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Address: 806 Horikawadori Ichijo agaru Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8222, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 75-441-6460
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Description: This shrine honours an 'onmyou' (principles of Yin and Yang) scholar of...
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.
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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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 2, 2012
Ekaterina G
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Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan

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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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Address: Address: 806 Horikawadori Ichijo agaru Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8222, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 75-441-6460
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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