• The Alluring Asia Team

Heian Shrine

Updated: Feb 19, 2020

Kyoto, Japan


The shrine was built on the occasion of the 1100th anniversary of the capital's foundation in Kyoto and is dedicated to the spirits of the first and last emperors who reigned from the city, Emperor Kammu (737-806) and Emperor Komei (1831-1867). Heian is the former name of Kyoto. 


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