Kuga Shrine


About Kuga Shrine

Kuga Shrine

Kuga shrine is a small shrine located in a place a block to the west from the intersection of Omiya Gentaku and go downward. This shrine is currently the setsumatsusha outside the precincts of Kamigamo shrine. It is unknown when the shrine was built but its history was first seen when its Saijin was given under the fifth rank on the January 27 in the first year of Jogan (859).

According to “Youshufushi” its neighborhood is called the wood of Omiya, and many huge trees are flourishing that leave that vestige in the shrine. Also, according to the folklore of Saijin, it has deep relation with Kamo prefecture owner of ancient clans and it is leaving historic environment to make clear of the history of Kyoto well.

This shrine is worshipped as the god of protection of aerial safety and protection of traffic safety.


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Location 〒603-841247, Shichiku-Shimotakedono-cho, Kita-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
Telephone TEL 075-491-6800
Entrance fee Free
Access City Bus 4, 9, 37, Kyoto Bus “Shimo-Kishimachi” alighting, 3 minutes on foot.
City Bus 46 “Shimotakeden-cho” alighting, 1 minute walk.
Parking lot Parking is allowed on the grounds.
Site URL久我神社_(京都市北区)

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