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Rabbit Shrine

This shrine is on the other side of the river from Byodoin Temple. Its very old and relatively... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
JustLoveToFly
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Singapore, Singapore
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Very old, very peaceful

It was worth walking across the river and up the hill to this shrine. It is old and a World... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2017
Selsy
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New Zealand
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Apr 8, 2018
“Rabbit Shrine”
Nov 16, 2017
“Very old, very peaceful”
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59 Uji Yamada, Uji 611-0021, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
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+81 774-21-4634
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

This shrine is on the other side of the river from Byodoin Temple. Its very old and relatively small and for rabbit. Its has less visitors than Byodoin and hence really peaceful.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

Not wide. There are main shrine and several gods around. It's amulets and omikuji are displayed right front of its kiosk that looks very commercial.

Thank ithappens2013
Reviewed November 16, 2017

It was worth walking across the river and up the hill to this shrine. It is old and a World Heritage listed place. It's also obviously in regular use by the local community and felt quite spiritual, with people praying at the smaller shrines within...More

Thank Selsy
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

The Ujigami Shrine is the shrine for the rabbit. It is small and less crowded, but nice to check off the list. Nice walks through the gardens and forest. Take your time and get some good pictures. Get you rabbit souvenirs in front of the...More

Thank Counterfeiter
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

This shrine is a slight walk away from the train station as I took the JR Nara Line. Nice place. Unfortunately I couldn't get a temple stamp on the spot as the person writing was not there; had to buy the pre-made ones at JPY500.

Thank Sasori Y
Reviewed August 10, 2017

comparing to other temples in Kyoto, this place is very quiet and not crowded. So we have pleasure to look around in slow pace.

Thank J G
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Ujigami Shrine being one of the oldest shrine in Japan was on the upper portion of the narrow pathway away from the main street. Although the place was small, but the place was very quiet with a peaceful environment. Nice to stroll along this area.

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed March 21, 2017

This is said to be the oldest Shinto shrine in Japan. Certainly it is among the oldest and is a charmer. See it while you are visiting the treasure house, Byoden-in.

1  Thank warren D
Reviewed February 17, 2017

Here is extremely quiet, with only some tourist and local here, the main entries are connected to a community which can give me a chance to discover normal japanese life was like. The shrine was quiet, peace, and aged. It was small and you can...More

Thank ChrisJieyang
Reviewed September 30, 2016

A very quiet and peaceful place. The walk to it takes you past the local neighborhood where you will see nice local houses. The place has alot less tourist, all in all a good place to go.

Thank dxtsuki
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