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Kenkun Shrine


Name 建勲神社 / Kenkun Shrine
Adress Murasakino Kitafunaokacho49, Kita-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 603-8227
Hours Open
Admission Free
URL

http://kenkun-jinja.org/

Kenkun Shrine (建勲神社, Kenkun-jinja) also known as Takeisao Shrine, is a Shinto Shrine in the city of Kyoto, Japan. Oda Nobunaga, a daimyo and key figure in the unification of Japan during the late 16th century, is deified inside.

Funaoka Matsuri
The Funaoka Matsuri is a festival held every year on October 19 at Kenkun shrine commemorating the day when Nobunaga first entered Kyoto in 1568. Young boys dressed in medieval armor portray Nobunaga’s army as they marched into Kyoto to take control of the government.

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