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Iwakura Shrine

302 Iwakura Aguracho, Sakyo-ku, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-0017, Kyoto Prefecture
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Beautiful, out-of-the-way shrine in historic area

Iwakura-jinja, while not spectacular or imposing, is a delightful calm oasis with serious history... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
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23 Nov 2016
“Beautiful, out-of-the-way shrine in historic area”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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302 Iwakura Aguracho, Sakyo-ku, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-0017, Kyoto Prefecture
Northern Kyoto
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

Iwakura-jinja, while not spectacular or imposing, is a delightful calm oasis with serious history. Nestled in the north of Kyoto, next to Jisso-in and the remains of Daiun-ji, this shrine dates to the earliest times in Kyoto. It also has a fascinating connection to the...More

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Northern Kyoto
Hot springs and historic temples characterize the
leafy landscapes of Northern Kyoto. Acres of tranquil
residential streets are interrupted by some of Kyoto's
most gorgeous architectural gems, including the
majestic Golden Pavilion of Kinkakuji, the serene
artistry of the Ryoanji Temple rock gardens, and the
bold red paint across the structures of Enryakuji
Temple. Once a religious core of the city, the
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