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Yasaka Shrine

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京の片泊まり
京の片泊まり
November 09, 2019
Distance: 11minutes' walk Entrance fee: free Opening hours: 24h/7
京の片泊まり
京の片泊まり
October 15, 2019
Yasaka Shrine is one of the most famous shrines in Kyoto and is well-known for its festival, Gion Matsuri which is hold in summer. All year long, you can enjoy eating at food stands.
Noriyuki
Noriyuki
October 07, 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…

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Location
Gionmachi Kitagawa, Kyōto-fu 605-0073
東山区
Phone+81 75-561-6155