Kamigamo Shrine

Local name上賀茂神社
LocationKita-ku, Kyoto, Japan

Kamigamo Shrine is an important Shinto sanctuary on the banks of the Kamo River in north Kyoto, first founded in 678. Its formal name is the Kamo-wakeikazuchi Shrine.It is one of the oldest Shinto shrines in Japan and is one of the seventeen Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto which have been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The term Kamo-jinja in Japanese is a general reference to Shimogamo Shrine and Kamigamo Shrine, the traditionally linked Kamo shrines of Kyoto.

Tags Place of WorshipShintoismTourist InformationUNESCOFreeHeritage
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Opening hours

Daily: 5:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
(in winter 6:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.)


Free admission.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamigamo_Shrine

Official Website https://www.kamigamojinja.jp/

Phone +81-75-781-0011

Address Kyoto, Japan

Coordinates 35°3'34.707" N 135°45'8.412" E

Tours and activities: Kamigamo Shrine

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from 109 USD

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