Yasaka Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Kyoto prefecture in Kinki district. The shrine is dedicated to Susanoo no Mikoto ( the god of bravery and marriage ). It is designated as World Cultural Heritage Site.This shrine is famous for its gorgeous festival, called Gion Matsuri.
More Details (Japanese Site)
"八坂神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||625 Gionmachikitagawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan
"京都府京都市東山区祇園町北側６２５" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||20-minute drive from the Kyoto-Minami I.C. on the Meishin Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
A torii (鳥居, literally bird abode) is a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the profane to sacred.
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