One more post from my Kyoto visit. When you walk all the way on Shijyo-Dori towards Gion, you would get to Yasaka Shrine. It was built originally in 656 (!!!) and it is just breathtaking.
The red is so rich and beautiful:
The right side of the gate:
You wash your hands and mouth before you go into shine:
Inside the Shine and this is where you buy Omamoris and do Omikuji:
After you do Omikuji and if it’s bad, you leave it by folding and attaching this area – I saw Maiko-san again:
This is where you pray:
Another building (there are several buildings):