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charming little shrine

This charming little shrine is on the corner of Shinbashi and Shirakawa Minami Dori. If you are... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
Dave_Cowley_Road
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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This small , traditional shrine is located at hte corner of Shirakawa-Minami Dori and Shinbashi... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
saul g
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Motoyoshicho Shimbashi Hanamikoji Nishiiru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0087, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

This charming little shrine is on the corner of Shinbashi and Shirakawa Minami Dori. If you are visiting this beautiful old part of Kyoto, look out for it as you could miss it, with so many other lovely buildings to distract you.

Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
Reviewed 20 April 2018

I happened upon it while in the Gion district and took a few photos only to run across them when returning home. There seem to be quite a few small shrines around Kyoto. I did not know the significance of this one until later. Gion...More

Thank Warner L
Reviewed 24 November 2017

This small , traditional shrine is located at hte corner of Shirakawa-Minami Dori and Shinbashi Dori AKA "The Geisha Triangle" . Here you may find lot of photo ops of young Maidens , girls and even guys , wearing traditional (rented) Kimonos , coming to...More

Thank saul g
Reviewed 8 November 2015

A Shrine I made an effort to visit. Just a few steps away from Shijo-Diri. Beautiful in it's simplicity. Not crowded too which is a rarity in the Gion District

Thank Paul W
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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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