• Kitano Tenmangu Shrine
  • Kitano Tenmangu Shrine
  • Kitano Tenmangu Shrine
  • Kitano Tenmangu Shrine
  • Kitano Tenmangu Shrine

Kitano Tenmangu 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

Kitano Tenmangu Shrine is a major Shinto shrine in Kyoto. It has a history of more than 1000 years. Like other Tenmangu shrines throughout Japan, it is dedicated to the deity of learning and scholarship, Sugawara no Michizane, who was a historical person before becoming an object of worship and admiration. Today, many Japanese people pray to him for academic success, especially before important exams. Kitano Tenmangu Shrine is well-known as a top spot for viewing plum blossoms in early spring. It is also the site of a regular arts and crafts and flee markets.

Information

〒6028386
Bakurocho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto
Get directions
075-461-0005
Monday・Tuesday・Wednesday・Thursday・Friday・Saturday・Sunday : 05:00~18:00
JPY0 / Adult
Official Site
Recommended Season
February・March・October・November

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