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Yasaka Shrine

Yasaka Shrine

Yasaka Shrine (八坂神社, Yasaka Jinja), also known as Gion Shrine, is one of the most famous shrines in Kyoto. Founded over 1350 years ago, the shrine is located between the popular Gion District and Higashiyama District, and is often visited by tourists walking between the two districts.

Shishi lion right

Guard inside gate

Shrine

Fall trees

Main hall

Roaming around the park behind Yasaka

Illuminated yasaka Jinja

Gate

Grounds

Ranita

Momiji

Gate

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