Matsunoo Taisha Shrine

Matsunoo Taisha Shrine is one of the best places to travel in Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for attractions, hours, access, map, spots nearby, and photos of Matsunoo Taisha Shrine posted by Japanese travelers in the know.[last modified: ]

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A Spiritual Power Spot Of Excellent Water Once Used For Sake

At the foot of the mountain, inner place of the precinct, Reiki (tortoise spirit) Waterfall is famous as a spiritual power spot. And the water in Kamenoi (tortoise well) in front of the fall is said to have divine help for long life and revival. This excellent water was once used for making sake.
debukodx05/09/2017
They say the sake made of the water of Kamenoi doesn't go bad. Even now, sake makers follow the superstition and bring it back. As bottles are on sale, you can visit here with your hands empty and bring it back.

Vivid Gold Colors A Shrine. A Famous Place Of Japanese Rose

Matsuo Taisha, where about 3000 trees of Japanese rose (yamabuki) blooms, is popular as the best place in Kansai region. Vivid gold flowers looks beautiful with fresh greens and blue sky, and have fascinating smells. You can enjoy some different kinds of petal type, and also the white Japanese rose at a pay garden.
debukodx04/26/2017
Yamabuki Festival 4/10-5/5, 5:00-18:00. During this event, they entertain the visitors with amazake for free.

A Shrine For Sake Production With Many Sake Barrels Lying In A Row

One of the oldest shrines in Kyoto and it's famous as a god for sake production. There're many dedicated sake barrels, sugi-dama (balls made of Japanese cedar) and a museum of sake in the precinct. 'Barrel Fortune Telling' is rare and worth trying!
debukodx04/24/2017
It's been believed as 'the first god of sake production' and many sake makers visit here. It's famous for its seasonal festivals.

Infomation

ADDRESS

3 Arashiyama Miya-machi Nishikyo-ku, kyoto-shi, kyoto

TEL

075-871-5016

HOURS

9:00-16:00 [Sun・Holidays]9:00-16:30

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