11th century- Ujigami Shrine is founded in memory of imperial prince Uji no Wakiiratsuko, who committed suicide to solve a dispute over the imperial succession. The shrine is noted for its freshwater spring. Ujigami Shrine will later be found via digital dendrochronology to be the oldest original Shinto shrine to survive to the 21st century in Japan.

11th century- Ujigami Shrine is founded in memory of imperial prince Uji no Wakiiratsuko, who committed suicide to solve a dispute over the imperial succession. The shrine is noted for its freshwater spring. Ujigami Shrine will later be found via digital dendrochronology to be the oldest original Shinto shrine to survive to the 21st century in Japan.

Kyoto. Not much too look at, the small Ujigami-jinja shrine is mainly notable…

Kyoto. Not much too look at, the small Ujigami-jinja shrine is mainly notable…

Ujigami Shrine - Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto, Kyoto/Shiga Prefecture, Japan (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Ujigami Shrine - Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto, Kyoto/Shiga Prefecture, Japan (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

ぐにゃーり。  Distortion 京都 宇治上神社 / Ujigami Shrine in Kyoto

ぐにゃーり。 Distortion 京都 宇治上神社 / Ujigami Shrine in Kyoto

Ujigami Shrine, Ujigami Shrine, Uji City, Japan

Ujigami Shrine, Ujigami Shrine, Uji City, Japan

https://flic.kr/s/aHskEn3YXx | Ujigami-jinja Shrine(2016.07.05)

https://flic.kr/s/aHskEn3YXx | Ujigami-jinja Shrine(2016.07.05)

宇治上神社 / Ujigami-jinjya Shrine | I want to introduce wonderfu… | Flickr

宇治上神社 / Ujigami-jinjya Shrine | I want to introduce wonderfu… | Flickr

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