Walking around in search of "Shoki" (the devil-queller)

While walking around the streets of Kyoto, you get to know old-fashioned Kyomachiya.

Among the many historical shops, there are some Kyomachiya places refurbished into fashionable restaurants and cafes.

If you see one, pay attention to "Shoki" on the roof.

It is a figure of a God fighting against the evil, born from Chinese mythology, but it is quite unique.

It might be fun to look for your own favorite Shoki, since the details, such as facial expression and pose, have their own personality.

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