Heian Jingu Shrine (平安神宮)

The Heian Jingu shrine is one of the biggest and most important shrines in Kyoto and remains easy to access from the city centre. For a small fee, the garden of Heian Jingu, which I was lucky enough to visit during the blooming of Cherry Blossoms, offers magnificent views.

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Area : Kinki area
Prefecture : Kyōto-fu
City : Kyōto-shi
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Gaijin San

Since my better half is Japanese I often have the chance to travel to Japan. I grew fond over time of this magnificent country. I thought of sharing with you some places worth visiting in this little but growing travel guide to Japan. I try to show with images what I can't express with words. I hope you may find here some inspiration! For those who wonder, I chose the moniker Gaijin-San after being called like this by a waitress at a grilled eel restaurant. "Gaijin" means foreigner and "San" is a honorific suffix in Japanese.

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