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Omi-jingu Shrine

Travel Guide - Omi-jingu Shrine

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Omi-jingu Shrine was established in 1940 to enshrine the Emperor Tenji who moved the capital of Japan from Asuka (Nara) to Otsu in 667. There is the Japan's first water clock, which was also made by the Emperor Tenji, on the grounds of the shrine and Rokoku-sai (Water Clock Festival) is held in honor of the clock on June 10 every year.
At Clock Museum, various clocks of all ages and countries, including one of the oldest watches in Japan, are displayed.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 6:00 - 18:00
  • Clock Museum: 9:30 - 16:30

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days
  • Clock Museum: Mondays (except national holidays)

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free
  • Clock Museum: 300 yen

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from Omijingu-mae Station on the Keihan Ishiyama Sakamoto Line

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1-1, Jingucho, Otsu-shi, Shiga, 520-0015

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