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Heian Jingu Shrine
平安神宮

4.4/5
443 Reviews
Kyoto Top 20 in Can't Miss Attractions
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Open Open from 6:00am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Okazaki Nishitennocho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606-8341, Japan
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Phone: +81-75-7610221

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It is early summer season. The West Shenyuan is centered on the white tiger pond. A large "flower" (Figure 7-11) is born by the pond (approximately 200 varieties, 2,000 plants, and the West Shenyuan is also a particularly famous scenery. The season from early summer to autumn, The water lilies (cover picture and picture 1-6) and river bones (Chinese name is Japanese lilies / water lilies) decorated on the water surface add a different style to the garden.

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The Heian Shrine was built in 1895 to commemorate 1,100 years of peaceful relocation of the imperial capital. The attraction is a partial replica of the Imperial Palace from the Heian Period and is dedicated to the worship of Emperor Kanmu and Emperor Komei. Attractions in the area include a giant torii gate, Jingu-michi (shrine walkway), Otenmon (main gate) and Shin-en Garden. The Shin-en Garden in the main hall is considered an iconic masterpiece of Japanese styled gardens that feature a path around a pond.
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