Yasaka Shrine, Kyoto

 

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Yasaka Shrine (八坂神社) is located in Kyoto’s Gion district, and is perhaps the most easily accessible shrine in the city for tourists. This shrine is known for it’s large orange gate overlooking Shijo, the main avenue through Gion. The shrine is impressive at night, when most buildings are lit with large, white paper lanterns6849604-Yasaka_Shrine-Kyoto

 

01. August 2014 by Joey
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