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Heian Shrine

97 Okazaki Nishitennocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8341, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-761-0221
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97 Okazaki Nishitennocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8341, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 75-761-0221
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Reviewed 1 week ago

quite and calm shrine, beautiful architecture building if not so crowded try to explore a bit longer make sure not make noise while entering main area

Thank dolin_wj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here in the afternoon during the 1-Day Kyoto tour offered by Sunrise. It was a nice red Temple. Unfortunately, we didn't have time to check out the gardens which we heard were very nice. Didn't really stand out among the other temples we...More

Thank AKAshon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were honoured to attend a very special wedding at the shrine. The shrine ceremony was simple yet profound. The staff at the shrine were dignified but friendly. The surroundings were inspiring.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone has their favourite garden and this ticked all the boxes . Helped to go late in the day with less tourists. From the outside it looks like yet another shrine but once you pay to go into the gardens it's well worth it ....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went directly for the garden, which requires a fee. It is well worth it. The garden has a long lake and you go through different areas with fantastic views of mature trees, many flowering plants (cherry, azalea, hydrangea,..) and manicured Japanese maples. There is...More

Thank Po-Kang W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visited this shrine by early April this year, the cherry trees there were in full bloom. So there were lots of visitors around. The color of various shrines and gates like Ontenmon and Gakudea were attractive and the garden inside would be more...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The garden is a pleasure to spend a few hours to walk through.It centered around a very large lake, with stones through part of it and a beautiful bridge. It has a lot of mature trees, as well as carefully shaped maples and cherry trees....More

Thank ptripCalifornia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great location to visit. Very peaceful and serene. We went on a Sunday and there were markets along the pathways

Thank Lippyp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky to see Cherry Blossoms in full bloom. Garden is beautiful and worth sitting down and relaxing. Very well maintained and even a damaged tree stems were delicately patched up with gunny bags.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited this Shinto shrine on a sunny Spring morning - we were lucky to see the buildings and the gardens at an ideal time of year. There was a huge courtyard bordered by large temples and other buildings. The main part...More

Thank Owen_thesaints
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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Quanto tempo ci vuole per visitarlo? How long does it take to visit it?
18 February 2015|
Response from Paul F | Reviewed this property |
well, we spend around 45minutes here. unfortunally we havent known that the shrine has an huge garden. so i think you can stay there around 1 1/2 hour or more.
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