• Heian Jingu Shrine
  • Heian Jingu Shrine
  • Heian Jingu Shrine
  • Heian Jingu Shrine
  • Heian Jingu Shrine

Heian Jingu Shrine

History Culture Experience

Easy Access

English

Family-friendly

Free Admission

Parking

Restroom

Unrestricted by Weather

Wheelchair-friendly

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Things to know

Heian Jingu Shrine is a modern Shinto shrine in Kyoto, Japan. It was constructed in 1895 to commemorate the 1100th anniversary of Kyoto becoming the capital of ancient Japan. Heian is the ancient name for Kyoto and also describes a long period in ancient Japanese history, the Heian period (794-1185) when political power was concentrated in the city. The shrine is famous for its huge torii gate and is located in an attractive part of Kyoto. It is right next to multiple museums. The shrine also serves as the site of the Jidai Matsuri festival that celebrates Kyoto's long history.

Information

〒6068341
97 Okazaki, Nishitennocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto CIty, Kyoto
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075-761-0221
Duration: 0.5 hours
Monday・Tuesday・Wednesday・Thursday・Friday・Saturday・Sunday : 06:00~18:00

There is a fee for the garden:
Adult (18+): JPY 600
Child: JPY 300

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Official Site
Recommended Season
January・February・March・April・May・June・July・August・September・October・November・December

Details such as opening times/fees etc are subject to sudden change. While we endeavor to keep our site up to date, we advise you check the official website for each spot for the latest information

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