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There used to be "otsu Kyoto " capital of Japan

Few people know but otsu Kyo was a capital very short period. Recently because of manga / TV movie... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
Kyoto T
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A quiet, beautiful place

Easily accessible from Kyoto via transferring onto the Keihan railway, the shrine itself is in a... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Marina P
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1 Nov 2016
“There used to be "otsu Kyoto " capital of Japan ”
30 Jul 2016
“A quiet, beautiful place”
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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Few people know but otsu Kyo was a capital very short period. Recently because of manga / TV movie , Japanese card game what we called" karuta" is getting popular among youth. Now youth have interested in manga / film .. But also some come...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

Easily accessible from Kyoto via transferring onto the Keihan railway, the shrine itself is in a lovely park, surrounded by a little wooded area. The contrast between the trees and the red of the shrine is quite beautiful, and the walls of some areas are...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Marina P
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Beautiful Shrine and great area to explore. Easy to find and with the bus easy to reach. During cherry blossom its perfect time.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank tisalo
Reviewed 2 July 2013

This shrine is famous as a Karuta (traditional Japanese card game) competition venue in the New Year's Holidays. The shrine buildings are great and tasteful, it seems that there are only a few tourists.

Date of experience: July 2013
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