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Mount Funaoka, which was once a burial ground, is a different world where Genbu is confined

Mount Funaoka in Kyoto is the northern base of Heiankyo, and the god Genbu is sealed inside the mountain. At the top of the mountain is Iwaza, said to be the place where Genbu no Yorishiro was built, and there are records that a number of rituals were held to protect the capital. In addition to this, many mysterious legends remain as it was also the site of the ``Onin Eisei War'' and a ``funeral place.''
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Kyoto|The Seven Wonders of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine “Starless Sankomon Gate”

Consider the Sankomon Gate (Starless Sankomon Gate), which is considered one of the Seven Wonders of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine. It is unreasonable to believe that if you look at the Sankomon Gate from the Daidairi of Heiankyo, you can see the North Star directly above. There is no doubt that the North Star is in the direction of Sankomon from the south approach to the main hall.
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A mysterious story about Seimei Shrine and its surroundings, where the Onmyoji “Abe no Seimei” is enshrined.

Seimei Shrine is a place to worship Abeno Seimei who is a famous onmyouji in middle of heian period.  And this shrine is located in the place that used to be a house of Abeno Seimei.  
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Kawai Shrine in Kyoto has a “mirror votive tablet” that can be a beautiful woman and a “hojo” by Kamo Chomei!

Power spot in Kyoto! What makes a mirror-shaped votive tablet beautiful? What is the relationship between Kamo no Chomei and the shrine? Where did you write "Hojoki"?
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Kyoto Gion Festival “Yamahoko Cruise” 2021 will be canceled!

This year too, the Yamahoko cruise is canceled due to the influence of the COVID-19! The Gion Festival in Kyoto is July ...
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Rakusyukai event 2020

The exhibition by a long-established store in Kyoto, which has been held since 1928 (Showa 3), was canceled this year du...
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The area around Kyoto “Uji Park” is a treasure trove of history

"Kyoto Prefectural Uji Park" is an island in the Uji River that flows steadily over a thousand years (a general term for...