About Shimogoryo Shrine
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.
This shrine is in the south of the intersection of Teramachi street and Marutamachi street. I had heard the name as such, but it was a smaller shrine than I had expected. The impression was that it was not a showy shrine that would be visited as a tourist destination, but rather a shrine for the visits of neighbors.
There is a pump that pump underground water in this shrine, and the worshippers seem to be able to give the famous water for free. There might be a lot of people who are doing the tea ceremony in this vicinity, and it might be used as water for the tea ceremony.
Shimogoryo Shrine photos
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Photographer: Taisuke Yamada
|Location||〒604-0995 Shimogoryomae-cho, Teramachi-Dori Marutamachi-kudaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
|Usual viewing season||Plum(2 trees)
Late February – Mid March
|Parking lot||Private cars allowed
※For worshippers only
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