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Kyoto Travel Guide

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▼About Yasaka-jinja Shrine.
our company referred to itself as Kanjin-in Temple or Gion-sha Shrine until it was renamed as Yasaka-jinja Shrine by Jingatsu (1868) dated May 30. There are various theories about the establishment of the shrine, but it is said to have started when a mission from Goryeo called Koreyuki (Iriki) enshrined Susanoo-no-mikoto who sat on Mt. Gozu in Silla at Yasaka-go, Otagi County, Yamashiro Province in the 2nd year of the reign of Emperor Saimei (656).

・Approximately five minutes on foot from Keihan Gion Shijo Station
・8 minutes walk from Hankyu Kawaramachi Station
・Approximately 15 minutes by car from JR Kyoto Station
・Take the City Bus number 206 from JR Kyoto Station and get off at Gion.

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Date: January 3, 2020 (Friday)

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