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[Nashiki-jinja Shrine, Kyoto] Night program suitable for Kyoto, a city advanced in SDGs

2022.10.31

Nashiki-jinja Shrine, located east of the Kyoto Imperial Palace, is famous for its bush clovers and the only one of Kyoto’s three famous water sources, Somei no mizu (Somei water), which is still in existence.


  • ・Kyoto City Bus No. 4, No. 17, No. 205 Get off at “Prefectural Medical University Hospital Mae” and walk for about 3 minutes
    ・About a 20-minute walk from Exit 1 of Marutamachi Station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line. About a 20-minute walk from Exit 3 of Imadegawa Station.
    ・About 15 minutes on foot from Keihan Railway “Jingu Marutamachi Station” Exit 1, about 15 minutes on foot from “Demachiyanagi Station” Exit 2

This eco-friendly event will be lit only by Japanese candles at night. Please enjoy the appearance of the precincts lit by gentle candlelight. In addition, there will be a collaboration between butoh and artists, and an exhibition of haiku.

~Haiku of peace from the world~

The “Kyoto x Haiku Project” was launched at the request of haiku poet Madoka Mayuzumi.
We will exhibit haiku poems wishing for peace from 38 countries and regions around the world sent to “Haiku for Peace”.

Kyoto Nashiki Shrine Hikari no Miya

Duration: November 2022 to January 2023 Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays only
Time: Part 1: 18:30-19:30 (about 1 hour)
Part 2: 19:30-20:30 (about 1 hour)
Price: Adult 2,500 yen
Children (elementary school students and younger) 500 yen
*Advance credit card payment
TEL: 075-212-5221 (Weekdays 10:00-17:00)

>Nashiki Shrine Hikarinomiya Special Page in Kyoto

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