Time of year
This shrine is famous for gion festival in the summer. I visit this temple in december so there is no festival and not crowded at all.
Famous shrine at the Gion, famous Geisha District, looks amazing from the street, we walked there on the rainy day, not too many tourists around. Very nice during night with lights on.
Yasaka Shrine is also known as Gion Shrine and is one of the most famous shrines in Kyoto. Founded over 1,350 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. Our…
A nice place (shrine) to visit especially in the early hours of morning. I visited it early around 7.00am and the surroundings was filled with the sounds of nature. It got a little crowded reaching 10.00am when the locals and tourists would come in "packs" and sending the…
This is a small shrine with a free entrance. However it does look very beautiful from outside especially during the night hours with it’s orange gates illuminated. What makes this place worth a visit is it’s proximity to Gion- once you exit Yasaka Shrine, you are near the…