The god of clear water resting up north of Kyoto at Kifune Shrine

Visit Kibune・Ohara

A place to worship the God of water

Kibune Shrine is located at the water source of Kamogawa river and is known for a place to worship the God of water from the old times. It is a great place to listen to the sound of water and spend a refreshing moment.

A great place for taking photos

The lanterns that line up on the way to the Kibune Shrine is a popular place for taking photos. Let's walk the roads of beautiful lanterns to Kibune Shrine.

The beautiful snow in the winter

Winter is a great season to visit Kibune Shrine. The lighting in the night will shine brightly on the beautiful red Shrine and white snow. Many tourists visit Kibune Shrine many times to experience the four seasons at Kibune Shrine.

The Shrine of Love

The Shrine of love is located between the main Shrine and inner Shrine and is know for a Shrine for match-making. It is also said to have good fortune for your career and work.

The water fortune-telling recommended to foreign tourists.

By floating the paper on the water, a word will rise telling you your fortune.
Your fortune can be read from a QR code and can be read in multiple languages.
The grounds also have wi-fi, so you can post your pictures taken at Kibune Shrine on the spot.

Name of the facility Kifune Shrine
Address Sakyo Ward, Kuramakibunecho, 180
Tell 075-741-2016
Nearest station Kifuneguchi station (Eizan Railway)
Nearest bus stop Kifune stop (Kyoto bus line 33)
Business hours 6:00~20:00(5/1-11/30)  6:00~18:00(12/1-4/30)
Regular holiday None
Admission fee Free
Remarks The shrine closes at 8 pm during thefirst three days of the year. (During the illumination period, the opening hour extends.)Reception for purchasing water fortune paper, fortune amulet and temple stamps are from 9:00 to 17:00 (All year. However, during the illumination period, the opening hour extends.)