Here resides the god who watches over Kyoto's kitchens
Famous for its cherry blossoms and being one of Kyoto’s three Kumano Shrines
The shrine to the north of the main hall of Kiyomizu-dera Temple, whose spirit is worshipped as a deity of marriage. A pair of guardian stones in the grounds known as ”Koi uranai-no-Ishi” dates back to the Jomon period.
A shrine to visit for breaking bad habits or starting good ones
The head shrine of all Gion satellite shrines throughout Japan. Local residents call the shrine ”Gion-san.”
Having many children themselves, rabbits symbolize safe child-rearing here
Founded in 1895 for the 1,100th anniversary of the relocation of the capital city to the Heian-kyo, the shrine reproduces the Imperial Palace of the Heian-kyo. It enshrines Emperor Kanmu and Emperor Komei.