Western Kyoto (Oharano-jinja Shrine)

Western Kyoto (Oharano-jinja Shrine)
  • Buddhist temple and Shinto shrine, gardenBuddhist temple and Shinto shrine, garden

rakusei (Oharano Shrine) information site

Average year data
[The leaves begin to color]It is the beginning of November
[Best time] the mid-November and early December

Kyoto | 1152, Oharanominamikasugacho, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto-shi

Emperor Kanmu enshrined the Kasuga Myojin of Nara, the patron saint (ujigami) of Empress when the capital was relocated to Nagaoka-kyo. The main shrine was built in 850 (Kashou 3), and the magnificient main shrine with vermilion lacquer in the structural style of the Kasuga Shrine, the Koisawa-ike Pond, an imitation of the Sarusawa-ike pond, was also built. It is a famous spot for viewing colored leaves, and the red of the cherry blossom trees and the maples shines in the huge temple precincts.

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Basic information

Recommended spot Around carp swamp Pond, approach to a shrine
Access (railroad) "Minamikasugacho" getting off is approximately 8 minutes on foot from Hankyu Kyoto Line Higashi-Muko Station for Hankyu Bus approximately 20 minutes
Access (car) It is approximately ten minutes from Kyoto traversing way (Kyoto second outside beltway) Oharano IC
It is approximately ten minutes from Kyoto traversing way (Kyoto second outside beltway) Kutsukake IC
Traffic instructions [traffic instructions] please use public transport. The time required may become long by traffic jams.
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Reference Oharano Shrine 075-331-0014
Kind of main plant turning red Cherry tree, maple
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Color information homepage http://oharano-jinja.jp/
Time The beginning of November  The middle of November  The end of November  The beginning of December 

Neighboring colored leaves spot information

Neighboring spot information