Yasaka Shrine, Kyoto

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Situated at the eastern part of the Kyoto city, Yasaka Shrine is one of the shrine that worth visiting.  It’s the Shinto shrine and dedicated to the deity responsible for protection against disasters and people’s prosperity. For the whole month of July, Gion Festival which is one of the three greatest festivals in Japan, is held in honor of the deity here. 

27. July 2015 by Joey
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