Heian Shrine2001 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Nishi Ten-o-cho, Okazaki, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8341, Japan
- Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +81-757610221
- Ticket Price: 600 JPY
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Outdoors, Historical Site
The spacious Heian-jingu was founded in 1895 to commemorate the 1100th anniversary of establishing Kyoto as the capital of Japan. This Shinto shrine was originally dedicated to the 50th Emperor of Kyoto, Emperor Kanmu, who had founded Kyoto as the capital of Japan in the year 794. Later, the shrine was also dedicated to the 121st Emperor Komei, who was the last Emperor in the capital Kyoto. The Heian-jingu shrine boasts of beautiful gardens. It is also a hanami (cherry blossom viewing) spot.
Heian Shrine Travel Tips
- It is an active place of worship. Please maintain the tranquillity of the place.
- Don’t forget to remove your footwear before entering the premises.
- It is recommended to wear conservative clothing.
Entrance Ticket Details For Heian Shrine
- Adults- ¥600, Children- ¥300
- Group discounts are available for a minimum of 30 people.
Heian Shrine Hours
- Seasonal timings apply. Please check official website before planning visit.
How to Reach Heian Shrine
- Kyoto-Kaikan-Bijutsukan-mae bus stop
- Higashiyama Station
- To rin kyotookazaki-ten
- Cafe Hiperikamu
- Heian saryo
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15.07% of people who visit Kyoto include Heian Shrine in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
51.58% of people start their Heian Shrine visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Heian Shrine
92.22% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Heian Shrine