Kitano Tenman-gū Shrine

Local name北野天満宮
LocationKyoto, Japan

A Buddhist Shinto shrine that is over 1000 years old. In this very shrine, an actual person was proclaimed god a long time ago. Its entering gate is a true jewel with its beautiful painting decorations. Be sure to consult the official website regarding the expected etiquette inside the shrine and before entering it.

Tags ShintoismPlace of WorshipBuddhistShrineFree
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Opening hours

Apr - Sep: 5 am - 6 pm
Oct - Mar: 5:30 am - 5:30 pm

The Treasure house is open on 25th of every month: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Free admission to the temple.

Treasure house:
Adults: 300 JPY
Senior and Junior highschool students: 250 JPY
Elementary school students: 150 JPY

More information and contact


Official Website

Phone +81 75 461 0005

Address Kyoto, Japan

Coordinates 35°1'49.956" N 135°44'6.282" E

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