Experience hosted by Russ
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English
What you'll do
We will meet up at Demachiyanagi Station and walk through Shimogamo shrine I will talk about all the elements including the sub-shrines and describe its historical significance. We will finish as Demachiyanagi Station.
Russ's commitment to safety
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I have been living in Kyoto for 6years. I have an MA in Garden History and a Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Education. I am also a landscape architect. I have been awarded 3 silver medals in garden design at the Royal Welsh Show
Where you'll be
We'll visit Tadasu no Mori forest, a surviving fragment of ancient forest which surrounds the shrine. We'll visit Kawai Shrine where ema or prayer tablets on which you can draw your ideal face. We'll visit the Rugby Shrine the site of the first rugby match held in western japan. We'll visit the main shrine complex. We'll visit Mitarashi-sha, a sub shrine set above a natural spring.