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Comfortable area

Most of the sightseeing place of Kyoto has crowded. But when we came in this shrine there was very... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2016
Baaska B
via mobile
Undiscovered Gem?

I see that Yoshida has a grand total of two reviews (not including this one). I'm surprised yet... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
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18 Nov 2016
“Comfortable area”
22 Sep 2016
“Undiscovered Gem?”
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30 Yoshidakaguraokacho, Kyoto 606-8311, Kyoto Prefecture
City Centre
+81 75-771-3788
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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Most of the sightseeing place of Kyoto has crowded. But when we came in this shrine there was very few people. Shrine is in mountain and also near the Kyoto university. Very nice view and pleasant area.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Baaska B
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I see that Yoshida has a grand total of two reviews (not including this one). I'm surprised yet not. There are some ridiculous number of temples and shrines in the Kyoto area, many of which are bigger and grander. Yoshida has the benefit of being...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

京都の吉田神社は万神を祭っている八角の大元宮がある。1601年に建たれた。こんな特別な神社は凄いと思う。 This Kyōto shrine building is very special, built in 1601 it is of a unique octagonal shape. This reflects the belief system of Yoshida Shintō, founded by Yoshida Kanetomo in 1484, which seeks harmonistic syncretism with Buddhism, Confucianism and the Way of the Dao....More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank ART196
Reviewed 3 August 2014

I stumbled across the Yoshida Shrine by accident - I was wandering around neighborhood on my way back from the Ginkakuji Temple and saw an open gate. Wandered in and had the entire place to myself. I mean no one was there (except for 3...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank DavetheTraveler7
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is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
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