Post Tagged with: "Tamayori Hime"

by / on October 5, 2012 at 10:53 AM / in Kibune, Out Of The Box

Tamayori Hime Built Oku-no Miya in Kibune!

If you walk all the way up the Kibune Road, roughly about 200 meters or so, one of the original great yorishiro, you will see a great tree surrounded by a sacred rope called shimenawa. This pine tree is grown from a single root and is a Double trunk or twin trunked tree. It’s been said, it’s a symbol of […]

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by / on February 22, 2011 at 11:36 AM / in Featured, Kyoto WH, Sakyō-ku, Shimogamo Jinja, Temples-Shrines

Shimogamo Shrine in Kyoto: Founded in the 6th Century!

We visited Shimogamo Shrine on the same day as we did Kamigamo, since they both had festivals and are twin temples. The shrine is situated slightly more down towards the city in a beautiful forest with majestic trees that would make you think it would be an enjoyable place to visit in the summer. There is a torii leading to […]

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