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Mt. Kurama, Sakyo

4.6
#2 of 20 in Nature in Kyoto
Head up Mt. Kurama to find a place central to the region's natural and spiritual heritage. Topped with a famous temple and shrine, the forested hills are reputedly the home of Sojobo, King of the Tengu (Shinto gods and spirits who inhabit the forests and mountains). The hill has also become known as the birthplace of reiki: fans of the holistic practice flock here to witness the place where the founder of reiki, Mikao Usui, after 21 days of meditation, received the healing energy. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Mt. Kurama and many more Kyoto attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kyoto vacation tool .
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  • Thankfully the track is open again. It's a little bit slippery sometimes and you can see some downed trees, but it's as amazingly beautiful as ever. A very remarkable experience. I did the hike from K...  more »
  • The winter saddle is not a tram car up the mountain, so I was walking up the mountain. Into the mountain door, paid for the mountain, after a few minutes, there is a fire to the name of the shrine. Then walk slowly along the mountain road to the temple. It took a total of 2 hours before that.
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