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New Year shrine/temple visit 2020 pt.2

On January 4th, I went to various places with my friends in addition to annual visit to a shrine in Kyoto.The destinations are as follows.Nishinomiya: Mondo Yakujin(Second time visit this year), Nishinomiya GardensKyoto: Seimei Shrine, Mikane ShrineOsaka: Central Umeda AreaAmagasaki: Amagasaki Castle, Amagasaki Ebisu Shrine,SpaIn the New Year, each railway company sells various types of reasonabl...

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Kyoto Railway Museum

It is a railway museum located in Kyoto, opened in April 2016.The vehicles and equipment of the former Japan National Railways and JR West are mainly exhibited.In addition, there is a fan-shaped locomotive garage on the premises, where various types of steam locomotives are parked.Also possible to get on a passenger car pulled by a steam locomotive.There is no doubt that you will have a good time ...

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The first shrine visit 2019 - 2

On January 3, 2019, I visited Uchide-Ten shrine which is near my house and then I went to Nishinomiya and Kyoto with my friend by train.As the same as last year, we visited Mondo Yakujin, Seimei shirine and Mikane shrine.There were many people in all the places.I hope the new year will bring you good luck and happiness!Uchide-Ten Shrine (Ashiya, Hyogo)Mondo Yakujin (Nishinomiya, Hyogo)Seimei Shri...

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Seimei Shrine / Mikane Shrine

On 7th January I went to Kyoto with my friend to enjoy the atmosphere of New Year's Kyoto.Attached photos are the shrines we visited.· Seimei ShrineThis shrine enshrines Abe no Seimei (921-1005 A.D.) who is famous for a yin-yang master.It is said that there is a benefit to ward off evil spirits.To access the shrine, using Kyoto Subway is convenient, 15 minutes on foot from Imadegawa station.・Mika...

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Heian Shrine

Heian Shrine was built in 1895 to commemorate 1100 years since the capital was moved from Nara to Kyoto. This shrine enshrines Emperor Kanmu (737-806 A.D.) who conducted the transfer of the capital to Kyoto.The attractive points are its very big torii and wide premises.Also, Jidai Matsuri (Jidai festivai) is held at the shrine around the end of October every year. At the festival, you can see the ...

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