Kyoto Sights

Kitano Tenman-gu (Kitano Tenman-gu Shrine)

  • Imakoji-agaru, Onmae-dori Map It
  • Kamigyo-ku
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 12/10/2015

Fodor's Review

A shrine of major importance to the city, Kitano Tenman-gu is famous for the hundreds of plum trees on its grounds. It is also well known to students, who come to ask the gods' help in passing exams. On the 25th of every month, Tenjin-san, streets around the shrine turn into a huge market. Treasures, old and new, food, bonsai, gadgets, and other items delight throngs of shoppers.

Sight Information


Imakoji-agaru, Onmae-dori, Kyoto, 602-8386, Japan

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Sight Details:

  • Free; Treasure House: ¥300
  • Daily 9–5

Published 12/10/2015


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