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Interesting Memorial For Abandonned Women

This temple was interesting in that it had a memorial for someone called Umu Ryoento in honour of... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2015
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19 Sep 2015
“Interesting Memorial For Abandonned Women”
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10 Donoshita, Minamiyamashiro-mura, Soraku-gun 619-1422, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

This temple was interesting in that it had a memorial for someone called Umu Ryoento in honour of abandoned woman. It appears that back in 1868 this was a red light district and the temple and the memorial honoured people who worked in the trade

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