(Considered the guardian deity of the northern royal caste, constructed in ancient Kyoto)
Daishogun shrine is a shrine in Nishigamo.There are many Daishogun shrines in Kyoto, so this one is called “Nishigamo Daishogun Shrine.”
The main enshrined deity is the guardian deity of Nishigamo, Iwanaga-hime no Mikoto; there are also 4 other gods that are worshipped there.
The history and establishment of the shrine are not exact, but the Nishigamo tile maker that made Heian era roof tiles is nearby, and it is said that the Daishogun shrine was the shrine of the guardian Shinto deity of that place.
The present day main shrine was constructed in 1591 (Tenshou 19). Starting in 1629 (Kan’ei 5), the inner sanctuary of Kamigamo shrine’s auxiliary shrine, Kataoka shrine, was moved over the course of 13 years.
Also, because the grounds such as the main shrine, the split-style outer shrine, and the auxiliary shrine/subordinate shrine etc. are surrounded by trees, the scenery around the “grove of the village shrine” is gorgeous. As such, the grounds were designated as the “environmental conservation of the cultural assets of Daishogun Shrine area.”
|Benefits：|| sound health, longevity, protection for removing calamities related to direction,|
good marriages, easy childbirth, inviting better fortune
|Access：||2-minute walk from Misonobashi801 Shopping Center.|
6-minutes walk from “Jinko-in mae” city bus stop
|Fee：||Free to visit|