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Restful stop at the south end of the Philosopher's Walk

I wanted to visit this shrine as it is one of the three Kyoto Kumano shrines which enshrine the... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2015
Blaise B
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San Diego, California
Quiet and peaceful shrine

Kumano Nyakuoji Shrine is located along the Philosopher's Walk. The place is very quiet with not... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2018
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
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Apr 18, 2018
“Quiet and peaceful shrine”
Dec 28, 2016
“Peaceful place and starting point for Philospher's walk if starting at the South End”
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2 Nyakuojicho, Sakyo-ku, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8444, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-771-7420
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Reviewed April 18, 2018

Kumano Nyakuoji Shrine is located along the Philosopher's Walk. The place is very quiet with not much visitors. Some sakura trees are blosooming around the shrine and the place can be regarded as a photo-stop for travelers as well.

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Reviewed December 28, 2016

It's a small, peaceful shrine that puts you into the right mind set for the walk on the Philosopher's path. Don't go out of the way to visit it unless you are doing the Philosopher's path.

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Reviewed November 2, 2015

I wanted to visit this shrine as it is one of the three Kyoto Kumano shrines which enshrine the three Kumano mountains found to the south in Wakayama. I lived in Wakayama for a time and visited the three sacred mountains, so I felt the...More

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