In the Year of the Boar 2018, in the temples related to boars excitement is growing.
"Zenkyoan", a temple under the head-tower of Kennin-ji located at Gion, is one of them.
A god named Marishiten worshiped at the Marishiten temple, appears to be attended by a boar.
Therefore, people come to worship in this temple not only to ask for happiness in the coming year, but also by those who were born in the year of the boar.
In the precincts there are lots of interesting goods such as the lucky boar pictures.
The cute lucky charms are also perfect for room interiors.