Awata Jinja Shrine


長年の経験から、ほかの品種では溶けてしまうため、青森産のふじを採用。 撮影/伊藤信、文/婦人画報編集部

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
Tel 075-551-3154
Hours 6:00-17:00
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).
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    Find Nearby Spots 食べる・飲む: FOOD 泊まる: STAY 買う: BUY 観る・体験する: VIEW

    Translation to English by AD BRAIN INC. ,
    Fujin-gaho,February issue,2012