Kyoto tourist spot
List of tourist spots in Nakagyo-ku
The official name of Rokkakudo is Shiyunsan Chōhō-ji Temple, a monolithic temple of the Tendai lineage. Because of the hexagonal shape of the main hall, it has been known and loved as "Rokkakudo" since long ago.
Known affectionately as "Nishiki no Tenjin-san" by the locals, Nishiki Tenmangu Shrine is dedicated to Sugawara Michizane, known as the god of learning, as its main deity.
Mikane Shrine is a small shrine with a golden torii gate located in Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto. Many people visit the shrine to pray for good fortune.
Shinsenen is a temple of Toji Shingon in Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto. It is located on the south side of Nijo Street from Nijo Castle. The original was a garden for the emperor who was built adjacent to Heian-Kyo Daidairi.
Nijo Castle is a castle that was built in the Edo period, and the one that remains now is the one erected by Mr. Tokugawa. It is the beginning and end of the Edo period, with the celebratory ceremony of Ieyasu Tokugawa's Shogun Senge, and the Yoshinobu Tokugawa of restoration rule of the Tokugawa Imperial.
Mibudera Temple is a disciplinary Daihonzan Buddhist temple in Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto. Mibudera Temple is known as a temple which conveys "Dainenbutsu Kyogen" that "Enkaku Jonin" of "Yuzu Nenbutsu" started, and it is also known as a temple with a history of Shinsengumi.
Shimogoryo shrine was erected together with Kamigoryo shrine during the Heian period. It is revered as a shrine to protect the imperial court and the capital by fleeing the plague disaster.
Honnoji is a temple of Nichiren Buddhism, southwest of Kawaramachi Oike in Nakagyo ward, Kyoto. This temple is very famous in Honnoji incident that Mitsuhide Akechi avenge Nobunaga Oda.
The biggest event in the summer in Kyoto is the Gion festival. The Gion festival continues with Yoiyoiyama, Yoiyama and Yamabokojunko, and at the Yamahoko circumambulation of July 17 (the previous festival) and July 24 (the after festival) each year, the Yama and the Hoko that were prepared in each town parade the center of Kyoto.
The Gion festival is the biggest event of the summer in Kyoto. "Maematsuri" at July 16 and "Atomatsuri" at July 23 that they take place the day before the Yamabokojunko, and they are called Yoiyama.