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[Kansai ]10 shrines recommended for improving love and marriage luck.

[Kansai ]10 shrines recommended for improving love and marriage luck.


Where can I improve my luck in love at shrines in Kansai?
It is the spring season of new encounters and we hope for a good marriage. It is also the season when we want to ride the wave with the help of God as we start a new life. In the Kansai area where there are many temples and shrines such as Kyoto and Nara, we will introduce 10 shrines that are beneficial for matchmaking and love.

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Kyoto Landlord Shrine

Located near the stage of Kiyomizu at "Kiyomizu-dera Temple ", a famous tourist attraction in Kyoto, is "Jishu Shrine ". "Jishu Shrine "has a long history and is said to have already existed before the founding of the nation of Japan. One of the most famous stones at such a historic "Jishu Shrine "is "the Koi Fortune Telling Stone ". It is said that if you can walk through the pair of stones with your eyes closed, your love will be fulfilled. Even as far back as the Edo period (1603-1867), there was a custom of divining the fulfillment of love by walking between the stones, indicating that the stones have long nurtured relationships between people.
Since amulets are sold for different problems of love, this is a shrine that can be enjoyed whether you visit with friends or as a couple.

Location: 1-317 Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Hours of worship: 9:00-17:00 (*currently under renovation)

Kyoto Kibune Shrine

Located uptown in Kyoto City, "Kifune Shrine "enshrines Takanokami-no-Kami, the god of water, as its main deity. "Kibune Shrine "of "Kibune "is anciently represented as "Ki-sei ne ", which is said to have been the source from which all qi arose.
"Kibune Shrine "consists of three shrines: the main shrine, the Yusha, and the Okumiya. The Yusha enshrines Iwanagahime no Mikoto (Princess Iwanagahime no Mikoto). This shrine is famous for its blessings for marriage. It is said that Izumi-Shikibu, a poet of the Heian period (794-1185), worshipped at the shrine because she was worried about her husband's change of heart, and when she offered a poem, her wish was granted. If you wish to have your love troubles come true, you may do so by praying to the shrine as Izumishikibu did.

Location: 180 Kurama Kibune-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Hours of worship: 6:00 - 18:00

Yasaka Shrine, Kyoto

Located near Gion in Kyoto City is "Yasaka Shrine ". There are many shrines including the main hall in the spacious precincts of the shrine, but it is said that the two that are beneficial for marriage are "the main hall "and "the shrine of Okuninushi no Mikoto ". "The main shrine "enshrines the deities of husband and wife, Susanoo-no-Mikoto and Kushi-inada-hime-no-mikoto. Let's pray for a good marriage in honor of these two gods who are said to have been united after a long and arduous journey.
Also "Okuninushi Shrine "enshrines the deity Okuninushi no Kami (Lord Okuninushi). The same deity is enshrined at "Izumo-taisha "in Shimane Prefecture, which is famous for its blessings for marriage. You can also receive the blessings of Okuninushi God at "Yasaka Shrine "in Kyoto, which is easy to stop by for sightseeing.

Location: 625 Gion-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Hours of worship: 24 hours

Osaka Kishijo Shrine

Located in Kishiwada, Osaka, "Kishiro Shrine "is also known as "Kikinomiya "and is said to be beneficial for marriage. Kishiwada Castle, which once ruled the land of Kishiwada, was called Chigemuri Castle "because the shape of the castle, which consists of the main and second castle, resembles the warp winding "Chikiri "of a weaving machine, which is called Chigemuri Castle ". The shrine "Kishiwajo Shrine ", which was the town deity of Chigemiri Castle, came to be called "Chigemiri no Omiya "and is still worshipped by the locals as a shrine that brings together love and marriage.
"In the precincts of Kishiro Shrine ", there is a place to "deliver a piece of string ". It is said that if you make a wish and offer the two red and white pieces of string of kizuna, your love will be fulfilled.

Location: 11-30 Kishijo-cho, Kishiwada City, Osaka Prefecture
Hours: 9:00 - 16:00 (time of the grant)

Tamatsukuri Inari Shrine, Osaka

The "Tamatsukuri Inari Shrine "located in Osaka City enshrines Uganomitama no Okami (Great God of Uganomitama) as its main deity. This deity is worshipped as the god of good harvest, but it is in Inari that "Tamatsukuri Inari Shrine "is famous as a matchmaking shrine.
"Inari Shrine "has a fox as a messenger of God. It is believed that once a couple becomes a couple, they will not change partners for life, which is why it is believed that couples and married couples will have a long-lasting relationship. It is said that writing the names of a man and a woman on an ema (votive tablet) of a love fox in the shape of a heart will ensure a long-lasting relationship.

Location: 2-3-8 Tamatsukuri, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Hours of worship: Sunrise to sunset

Hyogo Izanami Shrine

"Izanagi Shrine "on Awaji Island in Hyogo Prefecture enshrines the husband and wife deities Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto, who are legendary for having created Japan. It is the oldest shrine in Japan that enshrines these two deities. It is said that the first island created by the couple Izanami-no-mikoto and Izanami-no-mikoto was Awaji Island, and Awaji Island came to be called "the island of nation building "and "the home of the couple ".
In the precincts of the temple, there is a large camphor tree with two trunks splitting from one "couple's camphor tree "plant. The tree is said to be 900 years old and is said to be charged with power. If couples or married couples visit the shrine together with the main shrine, they are sure to have a long-lasting relationship.

Location: 740 Taga, Awaji City, Hyogo Prefecture

Hyogo Ikuta Shrine

Located in the city of Sannomiya, in the heart of Kobe City, is "Ikuta Shrine ". The shrine is dedicated to a female deity named Wakahirume no Mikoto (Wakahirume no Mikoto). Wakahirume no Mikoto wove cloth and made clothes for the gods. The shrine is dedicated to Wakahirume-no-mikoto for the blessing of bringing people together as if weaving thread and yarn in connection with her weaving.
"Ikuta Shrine "has various kinds of love charms and bracelets that can bring together a man and woman. If you want to ask for a long-lasting good relationship, it is recommended to wear a pair of bracelets with the person you are going to marry. After visiting the main shrine, put on the amulet and put your hand on the sacred tree. You will receive the power of God and nature.

Location: 1-2-1 Shimoyamate-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo
Hours of worship: 7:00 - 17:00

Nara Goryo Shrine

"Goryo Shrine "is located in Naramachi ", a popular fashionable tourist destination ". The shrine enshrines Empress Inoue, who was imprisoned and died for a crime she did not commit, and her sons Osabe Shinno and Kotoshironushi no Mikoto. It is a historic shrine built in 800 AD by the order of Emperor Kanmu.
In addition to the main shrine, "there is also the Izuse Inari Shrine "in the spacious precincts. This shrine was loved by Hideyoshi Toyotomi, the great leader of Japan, and is said to be beneficial not only for success in life, but also for matchmaking. "There is a cute heart-shaped ema (votive tablet) at Usuze Inari Shrine ". Let's pray to the heart-shaped ema and entrust your request for the fulfillment of your love to it.

Location: 24 Yakushido-cho, Nara City, Nara Prefecture
Hours of worship: 10:00 - 16:00

Shiga Toyoman Shrine

"Toyoman Shrine "in Shiga Prefecture enshrines four deities, including Okuninushi no Mikoto (Lord Okuninushi). It enshrines Okuninushi no Mikoto, just like "Izumo Taisha "in Shimane Prefecture, which is famous for marriage. Also, more and more people come to pray for style enhancement after the shrine's "name, ", which means abundance .
A large muku tree in the forest behind the main shrine is a power spot. "It is also called the tree of confession "or "or the tree of beauty ". It is said that touching this tree will give you beautiful skin. It is also said that by standing back to back with the person you came with at the base of the big tree, you can honestly confess your love or say thank you, which you normally cannot say. "I would like to confess my love to the person I love by improving my style at Fubon Shrine ".

Location: 392 Toyoman, Aisho-cho, Aichi-gun, Shiga Prefecture
Hours of worship: 10:00 - 17:00

Wakayama Sizunin

"Jison-in "in Wakayama Prefecture is a temple associated with the mother of Kobo Daishi, the founder of Koyasan. The main hall enshrines Maitreya Bosatsu (Maitreya Bodhisattva) and Kobo-Daishi's mother. "Jison-in "is also called "Onna-nin Koya "and is beneficial to women for various problems. The temple also enshrines Benzaiten and Inari Myojin, so if you visit the temple together with the main deity, you can expect even more blessings.
Since its foundation about 550 years ago, this temple has been visited by many people. In addition to marriage, those who suffer from problems unique to women should also visit the temple.

Location: 832 Jison-in, Kutoyama-cho, Ito-gun, Wakayama
Hours of worship: 8:00 - 17:00


We have recommended 10 shrines in the Kansai area that are beneficial for improving one's luck in love and for bringing people together. Each shrine has cute charms and ema (votive picture tablet), so whether you go with friends or as a couple, you are sure to have a lot of fun. Why not go and wish for a good marriage?

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