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SMALL TEMPLE IN RESIDENTIAL AREA

It is just what the title says, it is a small temple servicing a neighborhood. It is well kept up... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Warner L
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Pasadena, California
Comfortable area

Most of the sightseeing place of Kyoto has crowded. But when we came in this shrine there was very... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2016
baaskab2015
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Kanazawa, Japan
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“SMALL TEMPLE IN RESIDENTIAL AREA”
Nov 18, 2016
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30 Yoshidakaguraokacho, Kyoto 606-8311, Kyoto Prefecture
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It is just what the title says, it is a small temple servicing a neighborhood. It is well kept up for the upscale area.
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Most of the sightseeing place of Kyoto has crowded. But when we came in this shrine there was very few people. Shrine is in mountain and also near the Kyoto university. Very nice view and pleasant area.
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I see that Yoshida has a grand total of two reviews (not including this one). I'm surprised yet not. There are some ridiculous number of temples and shrines in the Kyoto area, many of which are bigger and grander. Yoshida has the benefit of being quietly tucked away in the NE
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京都の吉田神社は万神を祭っている八角の大元宮がある。1601年に建たれた。こんな特別な神社は凄いと思う。 This Kyōto shrine building is very special, built in 1601 it is of a unique octagonal shape. This reflects the belief system of Yoshida Shintō, founded by Yoshida Kanetomo in 1484, which seeks harmonistic syncretism with
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I stumbled across the Yoshida Shrine by accident - I was wandering around neighborhood on my way back from the Ginkakuji Temple and saw an open gate. Wandered in and had the entire place to myself. I mean no one was there (except for 3 people who came individually to "pray").
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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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