Jan 25, 2015

Matsuo Grand Shrine

Visited Matsunoo-Taisha (Matsuo Grand Shrine) to celebrate the new year last week! Local people generally call this shrine "Matsuo-san."

Matsuo Grand Shrine is one of the oldest shrines in Japan.
According to one of the "Kyogen (狂言)" programs called "Fuku-no-Kami (福の神)", it is said that the god of "sake" (酒神) is enshrined there.
After that, you can visit Arashiyama as well as it is easy to get from Matsuo station to Arashiyama by Hankyu Line.

*Access from Kyoto Hana Hostel*
City Bus #28 from Kyoto Station (platform: D3)to Matsuo-Taisha mae
Kyoto Bus #73 from Kyoto Station (platform: C6) to Matsuo-Taisha mae
■Train (Subway and Hankyu Line)
First taking the Subway from Kyoto Station to Shijo, changing from the subway to Hankyu Line in Shijo station. Then, taking Hankyu Line from Shijo Station to Matsuo by changing the train in Katsura Station.

Why don't you visit the west area in Kyoto city?

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