Kamomioya-jinja is the shrine in Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi. A common name is Shimogamo Shrine. It’s located in Kamo-gawa which flows through Kyoto and the triangle zone inserted into Komogawa.
It’s registered by the world’s cultural and natural heritage of UNESCO as 1 of “cultural assets in ancient city Kyoto”.
Kamigamo-jinja is called Kamisha and Shimogamo Shrine is called Shimosha. A southern forest in a precinct is overgrown with age of the tree 200-600th vintage trees and shrubs. When he advances the approach to Shrine called the Tadasunomori towards the north, big vermilion-lacquered Torii meets. There is a main shrine in the front inside, and it’s national treasure. Loamy soil is spread all over a vast precinct. There are 2 main shrines and 55 main halls of the shrines, and something designated as an important cultural asset is also many.
Address: Shimogamo Izumigawacho 59, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto (GoogleMap)