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Aug 11, 2019
“What you gotta know . . .”
Nov 8, 2018
70 Benten-cho, Todaijimatsubara, Kyoto 605-0000, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-561-5127
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This shrine is home to a stone that is thought to bind good relationships tighter or sever bad ones. To take advantage of the stone's powers, purchase a special piece of paper from the counter next to the stone and write your name and wish on it. "If you want to bind your love
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Worth going to see people crawling through the shrine as part of a ritual - hadn’t seen that anywhere else.
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I sought this shrine out after hearing about it's unique quality to sever or solidify ties with someone or something. I considered trying it myself but there are no translated directions and I was nervous about getting it wrong. It was interesting but not really noteworthy
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I visited before noon in late January but there had been many visitors. There's no enough space so that there's a long line to pray the god. And to crawl through a monument as well. There's a notion if you don't have time, you can cut off the line, just pay some coins and put an
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Firstly, write down your wish to “ofuda”(a strip of paper) which is called “katashiro” ; what you want to get bond with, and what you want to cut the connection (relationship) with. Secondly, hold katashiro and pass through the stone tunnel from one side to another as thinking
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Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko"
in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and
entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners,
Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with
gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the
streets on their way to and from work, where they fan
dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion
lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets
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