Kami-Kamo Shrine
January, 2003

(January 22, 2003 photography)


Kami-Kamo Shrine which is also one of the oldest shrines also in Kyoto is famous for the Aoi-festival on May 15.
Although it is the festival which a Aoi-festival originally calls it the Kamo-festival, and wishes five-grain good harvest.

It is expandable if a picture is clicked.

Dance Palace (the Bridge Palace) (Remaking in 1863) Important cultural property

Dance Palace (Covered Bridge Palace)

Kataoaka Bridge (Wooden bridge, Important cultural property)

Kataoaka Bridge (Covered Bridge)

Main shrine, National treasure

It is a pamphlet about the Saio and the ruins of Kamo-saiin. It is expandable if a picture is clicked.

All the past Saio chronologies


Please click and look at the following to see the ruins of Kamo-saiin

The Ruins of Kamo-saiin