Yasaka Shrine in Twilight Hours

When the sun sets the magic comes alive

By Saskia Gilmour    - 1 min read

Typically many visitors to Gion crave its vivid night life, with its reputation as one of the greatest watering holes of Kyoto. Yet as the sun sets, the magic also awakens the heart of Yasaka Shrine. Standing as the central icon of Gion, the Shrine beckons passersby in for an unforgettable experience.

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Saskia Gilmour

Saskia Gilmour @saskia.gilmour

Saskia is an obsessive compulsive traveler with Japan as her #1 preferred destination. Her appreciation for Japan's unique culture was cultivated through several years of studying the language during high school and also an otaku phase about which she prefers to no longer speak.