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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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Powerful shrine to make a wish

A lot of famous people in Japan have visited this shrine to make wishes. The gold medalist, Yuzuru... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
Br1arR0se
Small temple

A small temple and not tourist destination. When I visit this temple, not many people around (and... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2015
Linams2
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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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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  • Very good46%
  • Average24%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Jun 30, 2018
“Powerful shrine to make a wish”
Dec 1, 2015
“Small temple”
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806 Horikawadori Ichijo agaru Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8222, Kyoto Prefecture
Nishijin District
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+81 75-441-6460
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

A lot of famous people in Japan have visited this shrine to make wishes. The gold medalist, Yuzuru Hanyu, is one of them and his wish plaque is on display. The place isn't for everyone--especially those looking for fancy objects and architecture, but it's a...More

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Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

A small temple and not tourist destination. When I visit this temple, not many people around (and I like it). This temple is one of the reason I visit Japan after reading the story of Abe No Seimei. I believe I took the picture of...More

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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!

Thank Ekaterina G
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