Awata Jinja Shrine
Pray for safe travel from western Japan along the ancient Tokai-do Road
Awata Jinja Shrine is located as the starting point in the east of Kyoto where travelers leaving the ancient capital to start their trip along the Tokai-do Road to Tokyo, and it is still the home for the god of traffic safety for travelers to this present day.This shine has a great view of Mt. Hiei and Mt. Atago as it is situated on a hill. Also, during the Okuribi ritual fire event in August, the fires of Hidari Daimonji and Funa-gata can be seen. Pray for a safe and successful journey at this shrine.
|Name||Awata Jinja Shrine|
|Address||1Awataguchi Kaji-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto|
|Recommended||A beer garden will be open at the temple ground on the last Sat. of July every year (postponed to next week in case of rain).|
- CENTRAL AREA
Translation to English by AD BRAIN INC.