Pray for good health and matchmaking at this shrine built for subduing an epidemic
Famous for its cherry blossoms and being one of Kyoto’s three Kumano Shrines
Known for its god that brings economic blessings
A shrine affiliated with boars and protection for the lower body
The head Kumano shrine where various Kumano deities are worshiped
The head shrine of all the Kasuga-jinja shrines all over Japan, it is located on Mt. Mikasa, which has been treated as a sacred area since ancient times. In 2018, the shrine commemorated its 1,250th anniversary.
Kudo-no-kami, the god of the kitchen, is enshrined here
Surrounded by the old-growth forest of Tadasu-no-Mori, the shrine has records that date back before Christ. It is also renowned as a spiritual place believed to bring good luck in romance.
Encounter a god of matchmaking in a busy district
Enshrines Japan's top Shinto deity
Here resides the god who watches over Kyoto's kitchens
The mystical, large torii (gateway) that appears as if it’s floating on the lake’s surface is a must-see
The head of Japan’s Kumano shrines—famous for matchmaking
The inner sanctuary is the oldest example of Shinto architecture in Japan
For those who want to succeed like Hideyoshi did
Boasts an amazing stage modeled after a lion mask
A sacred place connected to Hideyoshi
Inherit Hikaru Genji's luck in love
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.
The head shrine of all the Inari-jinja shrines across Japan. Its approximately 1,000 photogenic torii gates (an archway to a Shinto shrine) attract many visitors.