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Zenkyoan

146 Kazuodori, 4 Josagaruchome, Komatsucho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0811, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-561-5556
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Healer of foot and leg aches

We were extremely lucky to come by this temple during its annual ceremony/devotion to the boar god... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2017
djmontano
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Makati, Philippines
Original local temple

Quiet local temple with lots of statues and trinkets of boars/pigs! Lovely temple, there are... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2017
2miaou2016
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Tokyo, Japan
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Dec 12, 2017
“Healer of foot and leg aches”
Jul 12, 2017
“Original local temple”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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146 Kazuodori, 4 Josagaruchome, Komatsucho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0811, Kyoto Prefecture
Gion
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Reviewed December 12, 2017

We were extremely lucky to come by this temple during its annual ceremony/devotion to the boar god. We watched a ceremony were beautifully costumed ladies made offerings to their Lord as beautiful traditional music played. We bought a few charms and trinkets that were known...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2017

Quiet local temple with lots of statues and trinkets of boars/pigs! Lovely temple, there are benches where you can sit to rest..Could not resist buying a wooden plaque with a pig on it!

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Reviewed March 5, 2016

If you stayed near Gion, especially east side of Kamo River, you'll find a lot of temples in one neighborhood. One of them who devoted to boar, Zenkyoan. You wouldn't find a lot of tourist, instead some local people praying in this temple. It's quiet...More

Thank Andre P
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Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

I was introduced to this by a local friend. We visited late at night. Quiet and peaceful. Lots of pig statues. People who were born the year of boar are supposed to pray here for good luck and good health. A nice refuge from the...More

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Gion
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
...More
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