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Mikami jinja temple – the only hair temple in Japan

Mikami jinja temple – the only hair temple in Japan apparently. If you need to care for your... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
peter r
Bangkok, Thailand
tucked away in a corner

Mikami-Jinja Shrine. Probably the first shrine I visited in Japan. Likely one of the smallest. The... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 Oct 2018
“Mikami jinja temple – the only hair temple in Japan”
17 Dec 2017
“tucked away in a corner”
10-2 Ogurayamataguchiyama-cho, Ukyo-ku, Ukyo, Kyoto 616-8394, Kyoto Prefecture
Western Kyoto
+81 75-882-9771
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Mikami jinja temple – the only hair temple in Japan apparently. If you need to care for your baldness as I do. A beautiful lake beside, and fantastic bamboo walkway nearby.

Thank peter r
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Mikami-Jinja Shrine. Probably the first shrine I visited in Japan. Likely one of the smallest. The shrine was just off the Torokko-Arasiyama station and next to a tranquil pond.

Thank JuiTeoh
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We found all the shrines very interesting in this area. It was such a hot day though so we had to keep moving. Our other interest in gecaching also bought us here as there is one placed at the entrance. YMMV

Thank wing6rider-Australia
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We hiked up Arashimaya area to reach this shrine. It wasn't impressive at first sight, but has a unique goal to help you wish for healthier hair! We went on an off day when the tiny store was closed, as we wanted to know if...More

Thank AlfredF59
Reviewed 21 April 2015

This temple is gorgeous, has a few buildings of worship, in addition to the garden which is surrounded by forests, also has a pool with a beautiful environment. When I was here, i can feel the peace and the natural surroundings.

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 28 September 2013 via mobile

I saw the kanji for hair in the shrine name, but never would have guessed it was a shrine for hair. It's nice enough, with a red fence covered in writing. It looks like three or four stray cats spend their time there... none of...More

Thank LandStander82
Reviewed 17 June 2009

This is only shrine for Hair in Japan (that I've heard). can wish anything related hair problem or being a good hair stylist etc. I could get a charm with small Japanese wooden hair comb. It is a small shrine but interesting to visit.

Thank Yully
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