by / on October 1, 2012 at 6:55 PM / in Sakyō-ku, Temples-Shrines

Kumano Nyakuoji Shrine, Philosophers Path!

Kumano Nyakuoji Shrine is one of three Kumano shrines in Kyoto as well as Imakumano Jinja and Kumano Jinja and is located in the South end of Path of Philosophy. It is known as one of the three “Kumano” of Kyoto. It became a guardian shrine in “Nyakuoji” area. It was established by ex-emperor Go-Shirakawa in 1160 as a guardian shrine […]

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