• Yasaka Shrine
  • Yasaka Shrine
  • Yasaka Shrine
  • Yasaka Shrine

Yasaka Shrine



Yasaka Shrine, the guardian shrine of Kyoto, is known for providing protection against bad luck and disease and prosperity in business. Yasaka Shrine is the head shrine of all Gion shrines in the country, and is dedicated to Susanoo-no-Mikoto, Kushinadahime-no-Mikoto, and Yahashira-no-Mikogami. Locals call the shrine “Yasaka-san” or “Gion-san.” The Gion Festival, one of Kyoto’s three major festivals, is organized by Yasaka Shrine.

Location Information

  • Address

    625 north side of Gionmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, 605-0073

  • Nearest Station
    Kyoto Station
    ・ JR Tokaido Line
    ・ JR Biwako Line
    ・ JR Tokaido Shinkansen
    ・ JR Kyoto Line
    ・ JR Sagano Line
    ・ JR San-in Line
    ・ JR Nara Line
    ・ Karasuma Line
    ・ Kintetsu-kyoto Line
    20 minutes by bus
  • Phone Number
    Available languages
    only in Japanese
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