Ujigami Shrine

Local name宇治上神社
LocationUji, Japan

The Ujigami Shrine is a Shinto shrine in the city of Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The shrine was built as a guardian shrine for the nearby Byōdō-in, and is adjacent to the Uji Shrine. In 1994, it was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as one of the "Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto". The honden and haiden have been designated by the Agency for Cultural Affairs as National Treasures in the category shrines.The Ujigami Shrine is dedicated to the Emperor Ōjin and his sons, the imperial princes Uji no Wakiiratsuko and Emperor Nintoku.

Tags ShintoismPlace of WorshipFreeUNESCOHeritage
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Opening hours

Daily: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Free admission.

More information and contact

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

Kyoto Tourist Website http://www.pref.kyoto.jp/visitkyoto/en/theme/sites/shrines/w_heritage/09/

Phone +81 77 421 4634

Address Japan

Coordinates 34°53'31.216" N 135°48'41.244" E

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