Kamigamo Shrine, Kyoto
Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
See the splendid architecture and learn about the historical importance of Kamigamo Shrine, one of the oldest Shinto shrines in the country, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Founded in 678 CE, the shrine complements another downriver, with the two often seen as a pair. Dedicated to the "kami" (god) of thunder, the shrine has become particularly well known for its two sand cones, made for centuries as part of a regularly performed purification ritual. The shrine features a particularly well-preserved "haiden" (worship hall), rebuilt in 1629. Put Kamigamo Shrine into our Kyoto vacation planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Kyoto.
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気候もよく、２組結婚式を挙げていました。一組が中でやっている間もう一組が外で待っているのがなんだか不思議な光景でした。円錐の神様が下りたつと言われる砂？は想像していたより小さかったです。広くて綺麗で居心地のいい神社でした。抱っこすれば犬も連れて行けるのがありがたいです。Climate, had cited the wedding pair. It was a sight waiting outside another 1 pair 1 pair doing in between is somewhat mysterious. Sand referred to 下ritatsu God of the cone? That is smaller than I had imagined. It was spacious, clean, cosy shrine. Is go take your dog if you hug.show original
神社脇の説明板によると、この神社の歴史は古く京都の鬼門を守る意味があったとのこと。神社の名称である賀茂別雷大神というのも厄除けの意味からなのでしょう。京都の中心部からは少し離れていますが、お寺とはまた違った雰囲気を味わえるスポットですよ。According to the description Board beside the shrine of history of this shrine was meant old demon's Gate of Kyoto to protect it. Kamo another lightning Okami in the name of the shrine is also from a sense of good-luck charm of might. A little away from the center of Kyoto, Temple and spot different atmosphere is also.show original
市内北部にあり、人も少なく自然が美しい中にある、静謐で美しい神社です。 お寺と異なり神社なので、早朝から観光できます。 静謐な環境を独占できるので、早朝がお勧めです。It is a calm and beautiful shrine in the northern city, many people and beautiful nature. Unlike the temple shrine, so you can tour from early in the morning. You can monopolize the peaceful environment, so early in the morning is recommended.show original
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