八坂神社 (Yasaka Shrine)

Architecture & Buildings

Asia, Japan, Kyoto Prefecture

Yasaka Shrine (八坂神社, Yasaka-jinja), once called Gion Shrine (梅宮神社, Gion-sha), is a Shinto shrine in the Gion District of Kyoto, Japan. Situated at the east end of Shijō-dōri (Fourth Avenue), the shrine includes several buildings, including gates, a main hall and a stage.