The main hall, said to be the oldest extant example of Shinto architecture, was built during the Heian period (794-1185), and consists of three units connected in the nagare-zukuri style, with larger shrine units on the left and right, and a smaller center one. The prayer hall (a national treasure), is built in a shinden-zukuri-like residential architectural style, and is said to be the remains of the old Uji Imperial Villa. Together with Uji Shrine, this his shrine is said to have originally been Shinto shrines on the grounds of Byodo-in Temple.
- 59 Uji-Yamada, Uji City 611-0021
Walk 10 minutes from Uji Station on the Keihan Uji Line
Walk 20 minutes from Uji Station on the JR Nara Line
- Business Hours
- 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Available (free)