Hiranojinja (Hirano Shrine)

  • Address: 1 Miyamotochō, Hirano, Kita-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture ( rough location)
  • Founded: 794

The berries of the Japanese Beautyberry (called Murasaki Shikibu in Japan) in the precincts of this shrine are very charming.

The east torii

The entrance to the sub-shrines, "Inari-Daimyōjin" and "Sarutahiko-ookami"

The approach to the Hiranojinja

"Shinmon" gate

"Haiden", hall of worship
You will see the pictures of the 36 famous poets inside

A pair of twin-shrines of "Hirano-zukuri" style

Charming berries of "Murasaki Shikibu",
Japanese Beautyberry (Callicarpa japonica)

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