Shimogamo Jinja, Kyoto
Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
Take a relaxing walk on the lush, forested path to Shimogamo Jinja, an important Shinto place of worship and part of a World Heritage Site. Dating back to the 6th century, the Shinto sanctuary is known for the primeval wooded area that surrounds it. Enjoy the peaceful, spiritual atmosphere as you stroll among the tall trees, some more than 600 years old. Admire the brilliant red tori gates and mossy wooden buildings of the shrine, situated at the meeting point of two rivers and dedicated to the gods of harvest. Put Shimogamo Jinja at the forefront of your travel plans using our Kyoto vacation builder.
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京阪電車の終点、出町柳駅から賀茂川を渡り北に向かうと神社の参道に出ます。糺ノ森を抜けて参道を歩くと正面に本殿があります。本殿の前には、生まれ年の干支別にお参りする神社もあります。朝早くに行ってみましょう。Kamo toward extending north from demachiyanagi station on the Keihan electric railway terminal, and get to the shrine. Tadasu-no--may shrine in front of the forest and walk around the shrine. In zodiac signs in front of the main shrine, born there is also a shrine to pray. Early in the morning to let go.show original
世界遺産に登録された下鴨神社（賀茂御祖神社）。 我が家は毎年正月、初詣には必ずお参りします。 京都市内を流れる鴨川と高野川に囲まれ、糺の森で森林浴。 町中にありながら別世界に迷い込んだ気がします。Shimogamo shrine (shimogamo shrine) was registered on the World Heritage list. Our House is every year on new year's day, new year's day always pray. In tadasu-no-Mori forest bath, surrounded by flowing through the Kyoto Kamo River and Takano River. I think all over town and wandered into another world.show original
What a wonderful insight into Japanes culture! We were fortunate enough to be at the shrine when families were bringing their little ones to be blessed. Dressed in traditional kimonos these families w... read more »
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