by / on June 21, 2011 at 4:54 PM / in Arashiyama, Nonomiya-jinja

Arashiyama’s famous bamboo forest and the Nonomiya Shrine!

Nonomiya Shrine, or the Shrine in the Country, is a Shinto shrine in the Arashiyama district on the west side of the city of Kyoto in Kyoto prefecture, Japan. The specific site of the shrine changed somewhat over time, as the location of the shrine was fixed anew by divination when a new imperial priestess was to undergo purification before […]

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