Kamigamo-jinja Shrine

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World Heritage Site. Records indicate that Kamigamo-jinja Shrine was built in the 7th century.
After Japan’s capital was moved to Kyoto, the shrine was visited by the emperor, retired emperor, the nobility, and samurai. Even today, people pray at the shrine to ward off bad luck or ominous directions. The god is also considered to be the guardian of the electronics industry.

Access

  • A 10-minute drive from the Hotel
  • Right near the “Kamigamo Jinja-mae” Kyoto City Bus stop

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