Shimogamo Jinja

Information :

Shimogamo jinja (下鴨神社) formally called Kamomioya jinja, was registered into the world heritage as a sight of “The historic monuments of Ancient Kyoto” in 1994. Shimogamo Jinja was built 2000 years ago and the fence of this shrine was repaired in B.C. 2 was recorded. Shimogamo jinja is also well known as the god of marriage.

Enshrined Deity :

Tamayorihime no mikoto(玉柱屋姫命)

Kamotaketsunomi no mikoto(賀茂建角身命)

Gallery :


10 min by train from Gion Shijyo Sta. to Demachiyanagi Sta.

+ 10 min walk from Demachiyanagi Sta. (Keihan line)





59 Shimogamoizumigawacho, Skyo ward, Kyoto city, Kyoto


35 min by bus from Kyoto Sta. to Shimogamojinja-mae stop (Bus No.4 or 205)

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2 Responses to “Shimogamo Jinja”

  1. katchaman より:

    I felt so good here.

    • kotodamaya より:

      Thanks for your supporting, Katchaman! Those photos you gave to us are very sophisticated.