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Imamiya Shrine

Address: 21 Murasakino Imamiyacho, Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8243, Kyoto Prefecture
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Ranked #141 of 437 Attractions in Kyoto
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We literally stumbled across this shrine while walking to another and I am glad I did. Wonderful buildings, small and tightly contained and very few tourists, there is a real sense of retained purpose in this shrine. If you have time for one more temple or shrine I would recommend this one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2010

Foreigner-friendly tourist attraction. They have maps in English and even a website in English. Great location. Easily accessible by bus. Just get off city bus # 46 at Imamiya Jinja Mae. The stop is right in front of the enormous main gate. Lots of beautiful nature including a bamboo forest surrounding the nearby Daitokuji Temple. This shrine is famous for... More 

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