Kamigamo Shrine

Kamigamo Shrine is one of the best places to travel in Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for attractions, hours, access, map, spots nearby, and photos of Kamigamo Shrine posted by Japanese travelers in the know.[last modified: ]

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More Than 1400 Years History! Aoi Matsuri Festival, One Of The Three Biggest Festivals In Kyoto

It's one of the three most famous festivals and said to be the oldest one in Kyoto. The parade of Saiou-dai (a queen) and 500 people is fascinating, elegant and gorgeous! It's called 'Aoi (hollyhock) Festival' because of the decorations of hollyhock leaves everywhere of the parade.
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Date: on May 15th every year. The parade leave Kyoto Imperial Garden, pass through Shimogamo Shrine and arrive at Kamigamo Shrine. People in elegant royal dresses march as long as 8km.

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339 Kamigamo Motoyama Kita-ku, kyoto-shi, kyoto

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Shoren-in Monzeki

Faint Lights Floating On A Japanese Garden! Blue Flickering Illumination

Shoren-in temple holds special night visits every spring and autumn. During the term, everywhere in the garden is illuminated. Beside Shinden, you can see the garden covered with flickering lights like fireflies.

Rurikoin Temple

Beautiful Reflection Of Green Maple Leaves On The Table Top

The spring special visiting is opened till 6/15 in 2018. The relaxing room extends here. The table room, which has been a hot topic in SNS, you can see various reflections from different directions. And, it's so gorgeous and beautiful.

Eikando Zenrin-ji

Autumn In Kyoto. Must Visit 'Japanese Scarlet Maple Leaves Of Eikando'

Japanese maple tree is called 'momiji'. In Kyoto, Eikando Zenrin-ji Temple is well known for its scarlet 'momiji'. You can have a feeling that impressive red and yellow fill up all of your sight.

Shogunzuka Seiryu-den

A Glass Tea House & A Panoramic View Of Kyoto City

Not only the city view, a designer Tokujin Yoshioka's '光庵' (KOU-AN) Glass Tea House is exhibited for a limited time on the stage more than 4 times as large as that of famous Kiyomizu Temple. You must see it shining brightly in seven colors!

Enko-ji Temple

Beautiful Frame Garden Like An Autumn Colored Picture

Enko-ji Temple has become popular for its autumn colors. The beautiful green garden in summer becomes more beautiful with many colors in autumn. During the term of maple leaves falling, a red carpet will appear around the Jizo♡

Gion Matsuri Festival

Japanese Summer Festival Since 1150 Years Ago, For Which 200 Thousand People Get Together Every Year

You can enjoy Gion-bayashi (traditional festival music), Yamahoko floats that are hardly seen, and food stalls! The main Shijo Street becomes pedestrian precinct from Horikawa to Higashi-Oji.

Nanzen-ji Temple

Waterway Bridges In A Temple!? A Chain Of Retro & Beautiful Arches

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Kifune Shrine

The Shrine Steps Enveloped In Fresh Greens

Kifune Shrine changes its appearance in each season. From spring to summer, you can see the lively scenery of fresh green.

Hourin-ji Temple (Daruma Temple)

Wish Upon 8000 Daruma Dolls! Setsubun Festival With Many Daruma

The reason for the name 'Daruma Temple', over 8000 various daruma are installed in the precinct. Its Setsubun festival is well-known, it's the custom for people to put the wish charms on daruma on theses days. The last day, the daruma is covered with many charms and becomes white!

Kurumazaki Shrine

A Spiritual Power Stone That Makes Your Wishes Come True & Tama-gaki As Benefactions From Celebrities

Kurumazaki Shrine is popular as a spiritual power spot where your wishes come true after praying in front of the stone called 'Kinen-shinseki'. And the fences named Japanese celebrities are also worth seeing.

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