The Heian Shinto shrine is a colourful red and green shrine in Kyoto. It is one of the biggest and newest shrines of Kyoto, having been built in 1895 to commemorate the 1100th anniversary of the establishment of Heian-kyo (as Kyoto was known in the past). The shrine surrounds a large rectangular square where frequently Japanese visitors come for photo shoots wearing traditional Japanese clothes. Adjacent to the shrine there is a Japanese garden with a pictoresque pond.

01 Entrance pavilion and gate 02 Central pavilion 03 Panoramic view of inner court 04 Entry pavilion to temple garden
05 Side pavilion 06 Entry pavilion to temple garden 07 Entry pavilion to temple garden 08 Exit pavilion 09 Small Japanese girl in red kimono
10 Japanese family in kimono 11 Entry pavilion to temple garden 12 Panoramic view of inner court 13 Red and golden wooden railing 14 Temple garden
15 Temple garden and pond 16 Temple garden and pond 17 Covered bridge in pond 18 Covered bridge in pond
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