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  Cultural Attractions

The Ujigami shrine was originally built in ~1060 AD as a guardian shrine for Byodo-in Temple. One of the oldest standing shrines in Japan, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The late-Heian period honden (main hall) is known as the oldest example of nagare-zukuri style of shrine architecture, with a curved asymmetrical gabled roof skewed out on the side of the main entrance as a portico. It has 3 inner shrine structures side-by-side. The Kamakura period haiden (worship hall) is built in the shinden-zukuri style with a sugaruhafu roof, and is believed to be a relic of Uji Detached Palace.



About Ujigami Shrine

 Japan, 〒611-0021 Kyoto Prefecture, Uji, 宇治山田59

 Nearest Transit: Rokujizo (Line: Tozai)

 +81 774-21-4634


Ujigami Shrine and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile

Byōdō-in(0.4 km)
Byodo-in is a joint temple of theJōdo-shū (Pure Land) and Tendai-shū sects founded in 1052 AD by Fujiwara no Yorimichi.


Mampuku-ji(2.5 km)

Ujigami Shrine Tickets and Tours in Kyoto

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