Woodland Kyoto

Kuwata-jinja Shrine

Kuwata-jinja Shrine in located in Yamamoto, Kameoka City, Kyoto Prefecture. It was listed in the government's official compliation of shrines, the "Engi-shiki Jinmyo-cho," and it was formerly ranked as a "village shrine." The mountainside behind Kuwata-jinja Shrine, which stretches to the entrance to the Hozukyo Gorge, is covered in an forest of evergreen beeches and oaks, which, together with the Hozu-gawa River flowing below, makes for some marvelously soothing scenery.

5 Yamamoto Kitajo, Shino-cho, Kameoka City, Kyoto Prefecture
Approx. 15 minute walk from Umahori Station on the JR Sagano Line