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Ujigami - jinja Shrine

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The sanctuary of Ujigamijinja shrine was originally built as a guardian shrine for Byodo - in Temple. In addition to the inner Shrine (Honden), the oldest extant structure, are buildings dating back to the 14th century. Believed to be the oldest shrine building in Japan, the inner Shrine, a National Treasure, is built in the style of the Heian Period. The inner Shrine consists of three inner shrine buildings built side-by-side in the nagare-zukuri style, with the buildings on the right and left larger than the one in the middle. The Worship Hall (Haiden), a National Treasure, is built in the residential style, and believed to be a relic of Uji Detached Palace.

Address :
59 Ujiyamada, Matafuri, Uji City
Telephone :
Access :
Get off at JR Uji Station, Keihan Uji Station or Uji Station
Open :
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee :

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