About Uji Shrine
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.
It is opposite the Byodo-in Temple opposite the river.(Please note that the approach path is easy to make a mistake.) Autumnal leaves are colored in the late autumn season, when we visit together with the Byodoin and the nearby Ujigami Shrine, there is a certain sense of accomplishment.
In this shrine there is a circle of ear of rice plant that is the circle of wisdom of the god of learning. It is said that by going through this circle, we can live a wonderful life with fruitful wisdom.
Uji Shrine photos
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Photographer: Taisuke Yamada
|Location||〒611-0021 1 Uji Yamada, Uji City, Kyoto
|Usual viewing season||
Keihan Uji Line
JR Nara Line
|Parking lot||35 cars ¥700/day (open 9:00-17:00)|
Recommended places to visit in conjunction with
Ujigami Shrine is a shrine in Ujiyamada, Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture, and it is paired with the Uji shrine in the vicinity.
Byodo-in is a deeply related temple with Mr. Fujiwara in Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture. Since the 17th century, sects combined as Tendai Buddhism and Jodo sect, and now they do not belong to a specific denomination.