Imamiya Shrine


About Imamiya Shrine

Imamiya Shrine

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. They say to each other “the original” and “upstream”, and among the local people, it is famous that they do not know which history is long. Please note that both shops are closed on Wednesdays when I went to take pictures.

There are many shrines in the Imamiya shrine and it is a fairly large shrine. However, the aging of the building is progressing, and the remodeling is desired.

The Yasurai Festival on the second Sunday of April every year, Imamiya Festival in May, and the Rei Festival are held on October 8 and October 9.


Imamiya Shrine photos

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Photographer: Taisuke Yamada


Location 〒603-8243
21, Murasakino Imamiya-cho, Kita-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Telephone 075-491-0082(9:00~17:00)
Entrance fee Free
Usual viewing season Red leaves
Mid-November – Early December
Access City bus
Short walk from Imamiya-jinja-mae bus stop on Route 46
Take routes 1, 12, 204, 205, 206, North 8, or M1, get off at “Funaoka-yama” bus stop, and walk 7 minutes.
Parking lot Yes(standard passenger car)
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