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Rokkaku-Do Hall

Hexagonal Roof – profound in meaning… Official name of this temple is “Choho-ji”, located in a convenient area close to the famous Nishiki Market, a narrow alley market right in the central shopping district. People call the temple “Rokkaku-do” Hall, because the shape of the tiled roof is hexagonal (“Rokkaku” = hexagon in English). If …

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Mikane Shrine

God of MONEY Mikane Shrine is a very very small shrine located north of Nishinotoin St. near Oike St. It is not spectacular nor gorgeous at all as a sightseeing spot, but I do like this shrine because of its miraculous power to make prayers’ wishes come true. And vast majority of the wishes granted …