Jishu Jinja Shrine


長年の経験から、ほかの品種では溶けてしまうため、青森産のふじを採用。 撮影/伊藤信、文/婦人画報編集部

Try your fortune at this shrine of matchmaking

According to shrine legend, Jishu Jinja Shrine was founded in the age of the gods before the founding of the nation of Japan. A recent investigation has confirmed that “Koi uranai-no-Ishi” are stones from the Jomon period, which proves this shrine’s long ancient history. In a legend, it is believed that closing your eyes and walking from one stone to the other will bring true love. It is said that if you made it by someone’s help, you will also need help for the success of love in your life. Why don’t you try your fortune together with your lover?


Name Jishu Jinja Shrine
Address 1-317 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
Tel 075-541-2097 
Hours Entry (gate open) 9:00-17:00 (Sat., Sun., national holiday: 10:00-16:00; special prayer accepted only weekday at 14:00)
URL http://www.jishujinja.or.jp/
Recommended On the 3rd Sun. of April, the "Sakura Festival of Matchmaking Prayer" in which people can receive good luck from the famous Jishu Sakura (cherry blossom tree).
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    Translation to English by AD BRAIN INC ,
    Fujin-gaho,February issue,2012