Ujigami Shrine


About Ujigami Shrine

Ujigami Shrine

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

The deity of shrine is Ujinowakiiratsukonomikoto, Oujin Emperor, Nintoku Emperor 3 pillars. Ujigami Shrine’s main hall was confirmed as the oldest existing shrine building built around 1060.

When photographing, the autumn leaves were appropriately colored, it was a small shrine but it was a place with a pretty impression.


Ujigami Shrine photos

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Photographer: Taisuke Yamada


Location 〒611-0021
59 Uji Yamada, Uji City, Kyoto
Telephone TEL 0774-21-4634
Entrance fee Free
Usual viewing season

Early April

Red leaves
Mid-late November


Keihan Uji Line
Approx. 10 minutes walk from “Uji” station

JR Nara Line
Approx. 20 minutes walk from “Uji” station

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Uji Shrine

Uji Shrine

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