We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Nonomiya Shrine

1 Saga Nonomiyacho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8393, Kyoto Prefecture
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
from US$239.27*
Private 3-hour Kyoto Arashiyama Rickshaw Tour
Private Sightseeing Tours
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good52%
  • Average31%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bamboo forest” (6 reviews)
“purification” (2 reviews)
“wishes” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
1 Saga Nonomiyacho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8393, Kyoto Prefecture
Western Kyoto
CONTACT
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (212)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"bamboo forest"
in 6 reviews
"purification"
in 2 reviews
"wishes"
in 2 reviews
"emperor"
in 4 reviews
"story"
in 2 reviews
"torii"
in 3 reviews
"gate"
in 2 reviews
"shrine"
in 14 reviews
"arashiyama"
in 5 reviews
"garden"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 20 reviews

Reviewed 8 January 2018

After walking through the bamboo grove, we came to this small shrine crowded with visitors. The temple priest was performing a ritual for a family and we were lucky to witness the ceremony. From the colorful wooden ema plaques hang at one corner of the...More

1  Thank soh_kien_peng
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Came across a torii gate which means there must be a Shinto shrine inside while walking along the Bamboo Groves of Arashiyama. The shrine though not much famous as the other great Zen or Shinto ones has own famed story to tell.

Thank ECLadines
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Nonomiya-jinja Shrine, dedicated to the Sun Goddess and to the deity of fire. Once filled with imperial princesses who were sent by their emperors to reside here to purify themselves, today it’s filled with modern princesses chasing after the next selfie moment. Oh yeah, people...More

Thank JuiTeoh
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 6 November 2017

It is a small shrine in the bamboo grove, it is worth to pay it a visit, it has a nice atmosphere. But be early in the grove, than it is not that crowded.

Thank ChibiSuzan
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Not the best temple to spend your time at due to the amount of people who pass through. It looks very nice if you can get there early or in the evening.

Thank Daryl S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 31 July 2017

passed while visiting the bamboo forest. Neat and well kept. We did not stop long as it was incredibly hot! .... YMMV

Thank wing6rider-Australia
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Nonomiya Shrine (野宮神社), a.k.a the Shrine in the Country (nonomiya literally means "field palace"), is a (small) Shinto shrine located in the the district of Arashimaya within the proximity of the Bamboo Grove. The shrine dates back to the 7th century and is known for...More

1  Thank travelbytez
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 June 2016

This small lovely shrine is located at the beginning of Bamboo Forest Street. It is said that you have an easy delivery, when you pray this god.

1  Thank Kimitaka S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Too many People including myself damages the atmosphere and noisy. It is better to skip but this is on the way from Togetukyo Bridge to several temples so no way! The most crowded sight seeing spot in Japan. What a mess!

2  Thank Keizo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 April 2016

There's no getting away from the fact that there's always about a million people here, but if you don't mind that, you're in for a little treat. It has such a nice atmosphere and stragely is quite calming. To get here, walk into the Bamboo...More

Thank Emma C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
12
Nearby
Western Kyoto
Western Kyoto is home to some of the city's best
eccentricities. Kyoto's Saga-Toriimoto Preserved
Street takes visitors back in time to the Meiji
Period, where old homes have been transformed into tea
houses and eateries. Pleasure boats drift down the
riverbank, under wooden bridges that beckon nature
lovers to hiking trails and botanical walks. The
area's famously tall bamboo groves, monkey park, and
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 407 hotels in Kyoto
Kyoto Ranzan
83 reviews
.24 miles away
Ryotei Rangetsu
48 reviews
.30 miles away
Suiran Luxury Collection Hotel Kyoto
232 reviews
.30 miles away
Arashiyama Benkei
403 reviews
.31 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
STEAK Otsuka
456 reviews
.21 miles away
Unagiya Hirokawa
186 reviews
.17 miles away
Shigetsu
135 reviews
.18 miles away
Taishou Hanana
91 reviews
.13 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Arashiyama
5,235 reviews
.05 miles away
Tenryuji Temple
1,537 reviews
.14 miles away
Okochi Sanso Garden
464 reviews
.27 miles away
Bamboo Forest Street
2,647 reviews
.11 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Nonomiya Shrine staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit