Tips for KYOTO

Inviting Good Luck with Correct Manners

How to visit Shinto shrines

Many people probably know that first thing to do when visiting a Shinto shrine is to clap one’s hands twice.  Then, do you know how many times you should bow?  What should you do at the water place where wooden ladles are placed?  Here is the correct way of visiting a Shinto shrine in Japan.


Translation to English by AD BRAIN INC. Published on 13.06.01