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“Another tiny gem of a temple in the heart of gion”
Review of Yasui-Konpiragu

Yasui-Konpiragu
Ranked #86 of 1,235 things to do in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 28 December 2016

At the bottom of Hanami-koji, take a left and about one block east, turn right to go through a stone toori shrine gate, down the path, through the red toori gate into the temple. The main attraction for most obviously is the power stone, but I was most taken in by the unusual Buddhist-style subshrine with the Buddhist bell and incense set before the statues of eight sumo-style figures, representing strength.

Thank PreetiPabreja
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

Not sure if we can manage ”fates”, but the reputation is great. When going through a little stone, you can stop all bad fates, and when going through it again, you can invite good fates. You should try anyway if you want to change!

Thank hakiko_5
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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon this site by chance as we were using Google Maps to navigate to one place to another. The world on the stone tori (gate) caught our attention, it describes the shrine as a place to pray for breaking off all kinds of bad relationships and initiating good ones. There's a stone with a hole in it. After writing down your wish and clutching it in your hands, one is expected to crawl through the hole of the stone from front to back, then from back to front again. Interesting how it kinda symbolises rebirth.

Thank Dandelion_muse
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

It's said that by crawling in and out the hole you will be able to attract good relationships and shed off bad ones. It's worth go pay a visit as it's near Gion and take a funny video.

1  Thank EC-HK
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

As opposed to other temples in Kyoto, this one exists primarily for the featured stone, which allows one to either thrive or perish in their love life (depending on which way they desire to travel through the stone.) It is a bit goofy, but worth a short detour.

Thank Edward W
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