Kamigamo Jinja

Kamigamo jinja (上賀茂神社) is officially called Kamo wake ikazuchi shrine (賀茂別雷神社) and the most important shrine in Yamashiro province now called Kyoto province. This shrine has been designed as one of the world heritage “Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto” in 1994.

This shrine was established in 678 A.D.

Enshrined Deity :

Kamo Wake Ikazuchi no mikoto (賀茂別雷命)


339 Motoyama, Kamigamo, Kita-ku, Kyoto


5 min walk from "Kamigamo Misonobashi" Sta. Bus no.4/31/32/34/35/37

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  1. […] n 2,000 years ago. Before moving to Ise Jingu, Amaterasu and Toyouke was mainly worshiped here and Kono jinja is called Moto Ise (lit; The origin of Ise ).? Enshrined deity Hikohoakari is as same god as Kamowakeikazuchi no m(Deity at Kamigamo Jinja). […]