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    Wakamiya Hachimango Shrine

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    Wakamiya Hachimango Shrine

    A must-visit shrine for females wishing eternal beauty and youth!

    Enshrined deity is Empress Jingu who was a famous beautiful woman, and now is well known as deity of beauty and youth. It is also worshipped for longevity, hence not only for women, but men and women of all ages visit this shrine. According to the legend, it is said that two Sakaki trees in the shrine grounds had been joined together as one tree by the god’s power, therefore it is popular as “a tree of matchmaking.”  It could be the best spot for female who wishes to obtain beauty, youth and good matchmaking.

    Translation to English by AD BRAIN INC.
    Fujin-gaho,February issue,2012


    Name Wakamiya Hachimango Shrine
    Address 5-480 Gojo-dori Higashi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
    Tel 075-561-1261
    Hours Entry gate open): 6:00-18:00
    Recommended In front of the main hall, there is a big mirror made of inlayed granite stone that is called "monument of beauty". People reflect themselves to the mirror and look back their life and pray for god.