- Kamigamo Shrine
One of the oldest shrines in Kyoto, this is the home of the Aoi Festival.
A god that watches over the city is enshrined here and the grounds are home to approximately 60 buildings, including the main shrine which is a national treasure. The temple draws visitors looking to ward off bad luck, and because the god of electrical industry is enshrined here.
|HOURS||Always open (entrance beyond second gate from 5:30am-5:00pm)|
|COST||Special Admission 500 yen／|
|ADDRESS||339 Kamigamo Motoyama, Kita-ku, Kyoto-shi|
|ACCESS||3 min. walk from Kamigamo Misonobashi bus stop. 40 min. ride on City Bus #9 bound for Horikawadori/Nishigamo Shako-mae from JR Kyoto Station.|
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