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Shimogamo Shrine

  Oct 4th, 2012

Shimogamo Shrine is one of the oldest Shinto shrines in Japan. Located in Kyoto next to the Kamogawa river it is a short walk from the centre of the city. The Shrine is set in a natural mini forest that contains many large trees, beautiful pathways and streams. Shimogamao Shrine is designated as a World Cultural Heritages Site.

Shimogamo Jinja

Can you see the magic ray of light passing through the gate?

Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto

Heading up to the entrance way

Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto

There are many great buildings in the Shimogamo complex

Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto

Beautiful blue skies in the morning

Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto

Looking through one of the main gates

Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto

Official colors and emblem

Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto

The Shrine is set in some beautiful surrounds lush with greenery

Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto

Lots of people walking around enjoying the early morning

Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto

Entrance way

Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto

The pathways are very peaceful to walk down

Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto

A mini forest

Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto

Light through the trees

Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto

Nice flowers

Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto

One of the main gates to the Shrine

Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto

Walking the paths

Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto

Shade with light

Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto

Streams in the forest

Shimogamo Shrine, Kyoto

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