Yasaka Shrine

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Gate to Yasaka Jinja shrine in Kyoto.
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The Yasaka Cry, located in the Gion district in Kyoto, is often referred to as the Gion Shrine. The shrine is one of the most famous shrines in the city of Kyoto and is located at the end of Shijo-dori Street.

Overview

Address

625 Gionmachi Kitagawa, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, 605-0073 (Map) (Directions)

Hours

Open 24 hours Open Now

Opening Hours

Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Holidays Open 24 hours

Phone Number

075-561-6155

Website

yasaka-jinja.or.jp

Access

Yasaka Shrine is about a 5-minute walk from Gion Shijo Station on the Keihan Line; alternatively, it can be reached by an 8-minute walk from Kawaramachi Station on the Hankyu Line.

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