Yasaka Shrine

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Gate to Yasaka Jinja shrine in Kyoto.
Gate to Yasaka Jinja shrine in Kyoto. (Photo: cowardlion / Shutterstock.com)

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.



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


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General Amenities

  • Prayer rooms
  • Information Counter
  • Free guides/pamphlets

Payment Method

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Pay by cash


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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