Yasaka Shrine Kyoto, Japan

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This Shinto shrine to the god of health and prosperity was the site of the first Gion Matsuri festival. It remains the spiritual heart of Kyoto.

Facts & Stats on Yasaka Shrine

Go Historic ID
319458
Names
Yasaka Shrine
Coordinates
34.998661° N, 135.779250° E

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Yasaka Shrine (Kyoto, Japan)
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Holly Hayes
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March 21, 2015