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Ujigami Shrine, Uji

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Part of a World Heritage Site and one of the oldest shrines in the country, Ujigami Shrine dates back to 1060. The shrine was supposedly built to honor Uji no Wakiiratsuko, a prince who committed suicide to settle a dispute of the imperial succession. Its nagare-zukuri architectural style features a curved, asymmetrical roof extending above the main entrance to provide shelter for worshippers. Look out for the basin fed by a famous spring, whose water is used for tea ceremonies and is said to have special properties. Plan your Ujigami Shrine visit and explore what else you can see and do in Uji using our Uji trip itinerary planner.
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  • And come across the Uji bridge Asagiri bridge across equality Institute tour after coming up from the Uji Jinja and I think if you're coming from the train station. Early time if many others, still many to come and we organize Bill Vermillion also is good and we will deposit a Vermillion book ahead and pray and receive in return. It is a very solemn environment.
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  • Went right in and out of the main gate of the Temple of byodo River "ojirowashi with circle Motegi's road" the houseboat dock of joy's bridge, cross the island Tower. (Tachibana Bridge currently under construction 3/2019 construction completed) and further across the morning mist bridge a little Uji Jinja is located. 
The walk from Uji Jinja shrine further up the atmosphere of Omotesando. And into the sacred tree is exemplary. On top of the back of Japan's oldest shrine.
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  • After BYODOIN TEMPLE are other signs in the neighborhood. If it comes. This measure is the same money.
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  • A small shrine that's worth looking if you are in the area. It's also on the way to Kosho-ji.
  • Me and my friend arrived here about 5pm, and I think this is a perfect time to visit here~
  • A very modest and quiet shrine, much more primitive than the large temples and shrines in Kyoto. Extremely quiet and serene
  • Modest exterior yet very peaceful surroundings. This shrine is registered as the oldest shrine in Japan still standing
  • The top of japanese shinto god is on there. Actually they belive.
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