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Yasaka Shrine

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Noriyuki
Noriyuki
October 02, 2019
Yasaka Shrine, once called Gion Shrine, is a Shinto shrine located in Gion. It is also the most famous shrine in Kyoto, and is a host shrine for Kyoto's Gion Matsuri festival. Inside the shrine is a pleasant garden - a popular spot for hanami cherry-viewing parties in spring. Yasaka Shrine is also…
HOSTEL KYOTO Gion
HOSTEL KYOTO Gion
September 14, 2019
Yasaka shrine is known for the name of “Gion-san” in general and called “Gion-sha” (the “sha” means shrine in Japanese) in acient. This is HQ of shrine in Japan and it is said that it was established in 876 to pray for the recovery from epidemic after the priest Ennyo invited the Emperor Ushizu to…
Ryo
Ryo
June 07, 2019
Yasaka Shrine (八坂神社, Yasaka Jinja), also known as Gion Shrine, is one of the most famous shrines in Kyoto. Founded over 1350 years ago, the shrine is located between the popular Gion District and Higashiyama District, and is often visited by tourists walking between the two districts. The shrine's…
Kyoto Miyabi-Inn
Kyoto Miyabi-Inn
June 04, 2019
A famous shrine in the Gion Festival 祇園祭で有名な神社
Maiko
Maiko
May 15, 2019
The big red gate is the symbol this shrine. It is famous love lottery in here. There is the legend that has a dragon under this place. So this shrine is familiar to the strongest power spot. How about being received the power?
Location
Gionmachi Kitagawa, Kyōto-fu 605-0073
東山区
Phone+81 75-561-6155