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List of Shrine in Kyoto

Awata Shrine

Awata Shrine

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Awata Shrine is located in Awataguchi Kaji-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City. The 11 gods are Susanoo-no-mikoto, Ohanamuchi-no-mikoto, and others.

Iwashimizu Hachimangu Shrine

Iwashimizu Hachimangu Shrine

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Ishimizu Hachimangu (Iwashimizu Hachimangu Shrine) is a shrine in Yawata City, Kyoto Prefecture, formerly known as Otokoyama Hachimangu Shrine. It is one of the 22 shrines (Kamishichi-sha) and, together with Ise Jingu Shrine, is one of the two main shrines (sobyo).

Suika Tenmangu Shrine

Suika Tenmangu Shrine

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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”.

Kurumazaki Shrine

Kurumazaki Shrine

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Kurumazaki Shrine is located in Saga, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto City. There is also a performing arts shrine on the grounds, which attracts a very large number of young worshippers.

Sudo Shrine

Sudo Shrine

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The Sudo Shrine was built during the Jokan period (859-877) to comfort the soul of Prince Hayara (Emperor Sodo), who was arrested as the ringleader of the assassination of Fujiwara no Tanetsugu, imprisoned at Otokuni-ji Temple, and on his way to Awaji, died fasting after claiming his innocence.

Miyake Hachimangu Shrine

Miyake Hachimangu Shrine

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Miyake Hachimangu Shrine is located in Kamitakano Miyake-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City. The shrine is also known as "Mushi Hachiman" (meaning "Insect Hachiman") because it is believed to be effective in exterminating insects as a god of insect control.

Matsugasaki Daikokuten

Matsugasaki Daikokuten

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Matsugasaki Daikokuten (Myoenji temple) is a Nichiren sect temple located in the northern back of Kyoto Rakunai and in the middle of the mountain of “Ho” of Gozan no Okuribi.

Sagimori Shrine

Sagimori Shrine

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Sagimori Shrine is a shrine located in Kyoto city Sakyo district Shugakuin Miyanowaki-cho. Its God is Suda Emperor.

Hachidai Shrine

Hachidai Shrine

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Hachidai Shrine is a shrine that is located in Kyoto City Sakyo district Ichijoji Matsubara town and its former shrine ranking is village shrine. Its Saijins are Susanoono Mikoto, Inadahimeno Mikoto, Hachiojino Mikoto.

Shingu Shrine (Matsugasaki)

Shingu Shrine (Matsugasaki)

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Shingu Shrine is a small shrine located at the end of the old Matsukazaki Highway. There is a small Noh stage in the precincts of the shrine. It is also located on a small hill, offering a panoramic view of the city from Kitayama.

Kyoto Daijingu Shrine

Kyoto Daijingu Shrine

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The Kyoto Daijingu Shrine was built as a facility for people who could not visit the Ise Shrine, which had been popular since the end of the Edo period (1603-1868), to worship at the Ise Shrine in all prefectures in Japan after the Meiji Restoration.

Nishiki Tenmangu Shrine

Nishiki Tenmangu Shrine

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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

Mikane Shrine

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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.

Kuga Shrine

Kuga Shrine

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Kuga Shrine is a small shrine located one street west and down from the intersection of Omiya Gen Taku in Kita-ku, Kyoto. This shrine is now a regency shrine outside the precincts of Kamigamo Shrine.

Okazaki Shrine

Okazaki Shrine

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A small shrine located in Okazaki, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto. A rabbit is enshrined as a goddess of childbirth and safe delivery.

Tsukiyomi Shrine

Tsukiyomi Shrine

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Enshrined deity of Tsukiyomi Shrine is Tsukiyomi-no-mikoto. Tsukuyomi is known as the Amaterasu's fraternal deity in the myth of "Kojiki" and "Nihon-shoki."

Matsuno-taisha Shrine

Matsuno-taisha Shrine

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Matsuno-Taisha is the oldest shrine in Kyoto, and it is said that the inhabitants who lived in this region of the ancient times were enshrined in the Holy Spirit of the Mt.Matsuo and made it the guardian deity of their life.

Ota Shrine

Ota Shrine

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The Ota shrine is a shrine in Kamigamo, Kita-ku, Kyoto, and a Sessha outside the border of Kamigamo shrine. The place is located about 500 meters east of the Kamigamo shrine.

Jonangu Shrine

Jonangu Shrine

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Jonangu Shrine is a shrine located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, and it was built hoping for the protection of the country's peaceful and the capital when the capital moved to Heian-Kyo which was made a land of four gods. The Sinen in this shrine is famous for its weeping plums and camellia.

Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

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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.

Umenomiyataisha

Umenomiyataisha

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Umemiyataisha is a shrine in Umezu, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto. It is a shrine known as Tachibana's tutelary deity.

Goo Shrine

Goo Shrine

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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

Seimei Shrine

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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

Shiramine Jingu Shrine

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Shiramine Jingu Shrine is located in the northeastern corner of Horikawa Imadegawa in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City.

Kenkun Shrine

Kenkun Shrine

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Kenkun Shrine (Takeisaojinja) is a somewhat smaller shrine on the Funaoka mountainside, Kita-ku, Kyoto. It is a shrine that is enshrined Oda Nobunaga. In general, it is called "Kenkunjinja".

Imamiya Shrine

Imamiya Shrine

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Imamiya Shrine is a shrine in Murasakino, Kita-ku, Kyoto. Also known as the Shrine of marry into a wealthy family. There are two Meibutsu grilled Mochi shop on the doorstep of the shrine's West Gate.

Uji Shrine

Uji Shrine

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Uji Shrine is a shrine located in Ujiyamada, Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture. It is paired with the adjacent Ujigami Shrine. Deity of the Uji Shrine is Ujinowakiiratsukonomikoto.

Ujigami Shrine

Ujigami Shrine

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Ujigami Shrine is a shrine in Ujiyamada, Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture, and it is paired with the Uji shrine in the vicinity.

Yoshida Shrine

Yoshida Shrine

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Yoshida Shrine is a shrine in Sakyo-ku, Kyoto. The history has begun in 859 when Fujiwara yamakage prayed for the coming of a deity of the Kasuga Taisha Shrine Four in Nara as the god of family.

Kaikonoyashiro

Kaikonoyashiro

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The official name of the Kaikonoyashiro Shrine is Konoshima-ni-Masu-Amateru-Mitama Shrine. It is also known as Kijima Shrine. The shrine has long been worshipped as a god of praying for rain, and is known for the unusual three-pillar torii gate on the shrine grounds.

Nashinoki Shrine

Nashinoki Shrine

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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.

Kamigoryo Shrine

Kamigoryo Shrine

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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.

Shimogoryo Shrine

Shimogoryo Shrine

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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.

Oharano Shrine

Oharano Shrine

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Oharano Shrine is a shrine in Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto City, and is called "Kyoto Kasuga" too. Oharano Shrine has been collecting faith as the Guardian God of the woman who has been giving the so as the god of Politics, Katayoke, and wisdom for a long while.

Kawai Shrine

Kawai Shrine

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The Kawai shrine is a shrine on the grounds of the Shimogamo shrine. This is a shrine of women's patron, and there are many female worshippers.

Shimogamo Shrine

Shimogamo Shrine

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The Shimogamo Shrine is officially called the Kamomiso Shrine. The registration of UNESCO's World Heritage has raised the profile. It is said that it is a shrine honoring the god of the ancient clans Kamo, along with Kamigamo shrine(Kamobetsurai shrine). The south side of the shrine is a native forest called Tadasuno forest, with old trees.

Nagaoka Tenmangu Shrine

Nagaoka Tenmangu Shrine

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Nagaoka Tenmangu is a shrine in Nagaokakyo city, Kyoto Prefecture, and is known as "Tenjin-san" and "Nagaten-san" among its citizens.

Hirano Shrine

Hirano Shrine

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Hirano Shrine is a shrine built by the emperor Kanmu to coincide with the capital has moved to Heian-Kyo in 794. This is a famous shrine as a cherry blossom attraction, About 50 species and 400 cherry blossoms have been planted, and there are many stalls and cherry blossom visitors at the time of Hanami.

Fushimi Inari Taisha

Fushimi Inari Taisha

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The Grand Shrine of "Inari-san", which exists all over the country, is Fushimi Inari Taisha. The history dates back to 711 in the Nara period. Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine has a main hall at the foot of Inari Mountain, and the entire Inariyama is the site.

Kamigamo Shrine

Kamigamo Shrine

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Kamigamo Shrine is formally called Kamobetsurai Shrine, and is located in Kamigamo, Kita-ku, Kyoto-city. It is registered as a UNESCO World cultural heritage and attracts attention.

Yasaka Shrine

Yasaka Shrine

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Yasaka Shrine is a shrine in Gion-machi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, and is said to have been erected in 656, and is also known as the Yamabokojunko endpoint of Gion festival.

Kifune Shrine

Kifune Shrine

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Kifune shrine is a shrine that has been praying for the god of rain for a long while, and is gathering faith from people in the business of dealing with cooking and water all over the country as God of water.

Heian Shrine

Heian Shrine

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Heian Shrine is located in Okazaki, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto. It was planned as part of the Greater Palace restoration project at Heian Capital at the National Industrial Exposition held in Kyoto commemorating 1100 years after the capital moved to Heian-Kyo on April 1 in 1895, it was erected in the land of Okazaki, Sakyo-ku.

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