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Seimei Shrine

806 Horikawadori Ichijo agaru Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8222, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-441-6460
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Ranked #141 of 403 Attractions in Kyoto
4.0 of 5 stars 69 Reviews
Type: Cemeteries, Religious Sites, Cultural
Owner description: This shrine honours an 'onmyou' (principles of Yin and Yang) scholar of the Heian period, Abeno...
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Type: Cemeteries, Religious Sites, Cultural
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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.

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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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