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Shimogamo-jinja Shrine

Travel Guide - Shimogamo-jinja Shrine

InformationInformation

Shimogamo-jinja is one of the oldest shrines in Kyoto. The current Honden main hall was reconstructed in 1863 and designated as a national treasure.
Both Kamigamo-jinja Shrine and Shimogamo-jinja Shrine used to be called "Kamo-jinja", and Aoi Festival held at both shrines in May 15 is one of the three big festivals in Kyoto. Kemari (ancient kick-ball game played by aristocrats) event held here in January 4 is also famous.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 5:30 - 18:00 (spring and summer)
  • 6:30 - 17:00 (autumn and winter)
  • Oidono Hall: 10:00 - 16:00

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free
  • Oidono Hall: 500 yen (General, Adult)
  • Oidono Hall: 250 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 20 minutes from JR Kyoto Station by the #205 bus. Get off at Shimogamo-jinja-mae Bus stop.
  • 7 minutes walk from Demachiyanagi Station on the Keihan Line

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 59, Shimogamo Izumigawacho, Sakyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 606-0807

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