Kyoto tourist spot
List of tourist spots in Kamigyo-ku
Suika Tenmangu Shrine is located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City. It is said to be the god of water and fire prevention. It is familiarly known to locals as “Suika no Tenjin-san”.
Uhoin Temple is a temple of the Sennyuji School of Shingon Buddhism, located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City. Commonly known as Nishijin Shotengu. The temple is founded by Kobo Daishi.
Shokokuji Temple is the head temple of the Shokokuji School of Rinzai Zen Buddhism, located in Shokokuji Monzen-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City. The temple name is Mannenzan. The main deity is Shakanyorai Buddha.
Horinji Temple is located in Enmachi, Rakuyo, on the banks of the Kamiya River in connection with the Kitano Tenjin Temple. It is a famous temple of the Myoshinji School of the Rinzai Sect and is commonly known as "Daruma-dera.
Located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City, Myokenji Temple, also known as Gusoku-zan Myokenji Temple, was founded in the late Kamakura period (1185-1333) and was the first Nichiren-shu temple in Kyoto.
Kitano Tenmangu Shrine is located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-city, and also known as Tenjin-san and Kitano-san. Kitano Tenmangu is a shrine dedicated to the famous Michizane Sugawara as the god of learning, and now collects the faith of many students.
Goo Shrine is a shrine on the West side of the Kyoto Imperial Palace, and it enshrined the Wakenokiyomaroko contributed to the founding of Heian-Kyo.
Seimei Shrine is a shrine located in south west of Horikawa Imadegawa intersection. It enshrines the Abenoseimei who is an astronomer in the middle of the Heian period.
Shiramine Jingu Shrine is located in the northeastern corner of Horikawa Imadegawa in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City.
Nashinoki Shrine is a shrine in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto. The beginning of it's history was built in 1885 in the ruins of the house of the Sanjo family.
It is in the place where the municipal subway is descended at Kuramaguchi station and it enters the east a little. Although it is located in the city, it has a sense of healing like an urban oasis.
The Kyoto Imperial Palace is called "Gosho" by the neighboring residents and is popular. From the 14th century to the early Meiji period, this is the place where successive emperors lived, priest rituals and public service.
Gozan Okuribi is an event held in Kyoto on August 16 every year. The bonfire which shaped the Chinese character and the figure are lighted in the mountains which enclose Kyoto. The type is Daimonji, Hidaridaimonji, Myo, Ho, Funagata, and Torii.
Jidai Festival is one of the three major festivals in Kyoto held on late in October every year, and it is a festival of relatively shallow Heian Jingu, which began in the Meiji period.