This shrine Chugen temple is to pray for getting over your eyes near Gion and Kawaramachi of central downtown Kyoto
and very famous shrine “Yasaka shrine ” is near here, very convenient for you to get here.
City bus 205 to Kawaramachi bus stop from Kyoto station.
Would you wear Japanese traditional clothing when you stop by this temple because Yasaka shrine or Gion city where is traditional town is called Gion,
Traditional clothing matches those places.
Samue is a traditional Japanese work clothing, made of a pair of trousers and a long-sleeved jacket. Loose-fitting and resistant, it was originally used by craftsmen and artisans for its remarkable ease of movement, but nowadays is also very appreciated as loungewear, for DIY hobbies or to simply have a walk with a comfortable outfit. Suitable for every season, it’s also still used by Buddhist head monks as loungewear when they are in the Temple.
Samue is loose fitting and it’s comfortable for every body shape.
Hanten was originally a traditional half coat, a kind of everyday jacket worn by townspeople in medieval times of Japan that is Edo Period.
Needless to say, Hanten is still worn in modern-day Japan, often as casual wear for home or outdoor activities.
IN NY and London, wearing Japanese traditional clothing ( Samue, Jinbei, Yukata, and so on )which become a boom now.
Half coat is loose fitting and it’s comfortable for every body shape.