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Mysterious Shrine

Kaiko no Yashiro 蚕之社means Shrine of silkworms. It is one of designated historical sites in Kyoto... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Minstrel115
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Saskatoon, Canada
Kaikono Yashiro

This shrine is maybe better known as Kaikono Yashiro. It is one of the oldest shrines in Kyoto... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
kimitakas
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Fukuoka, Japan
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5 Nov 2018
“Mysterious Shrine”
19 Aug 2016
“Kaikono Yashiro”
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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50 Uzumasa Morigahigashicho, Ukyo-ku, Ukyo, Kyoto 616-8102, Kyoto Prefecture
Western Kyoto
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Kaiko no Yashiro 蚕之社means Shrine of silkworms. It is one of designated historical sites in Kyoto. It is said that the Hata clan from China brought silkworm to around here in Japan around 8th century. It is rather a small shrine but well known for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This shrine is maybe better known as Kaikono Yashiro. It is one of the oldest shrines in Kyoto. There is not many tourists to come. And the premises are somber and somewhat mysterious.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank kimitakas
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