Heian Jingu is a Shinto shrine dedicated to Emperor Kanmu and Emperor Komei. Japanese-style gardens are located around the shrine buildings. It's a great spot for viewing cherry blossoms in spring.
Address: Okazaki Nishi-tenno-cho Sakyo-ku Kyoto-city, Kyoto
Access: A short walk from Kyoto City Bus Kyoto Kaikan Bijutsukan-mae stop / 10 minute walk from Kyoto Subway Tozai Line Higashiyama Station
It's also called Kamowake-ikazuchi Jinja. It's one of the oldest shrines in Kyoto. Aoi Matsuri Festival is held by this shrine and Shimogamo Shrine in every May.
Location: 339 Kamigamo Motoyama Kita-ku Kyoto-city, Kyoto
Access: Kyoto City Bus Kamigamo-jinja-mae stop
This shrine is also called as Kamo-mioya Jinja. It's one of the oldest shrines in Kyoto and is known for its Aoi Matsuri festival held in every May.
Location: 59 Shimogamo Izumigawa-cho Sakyo-ku Kyoto-city, Kyoto
Access: Kyoto City Bus Shimogamo-jinja-mae stop
Fushimi Inari TaishaThis shrine is the head shrine of Inari shines in Japan. A number of red torii gates are set in the grounds. It's one of the most popular shrines to visit on New Year's in Japan
Address: 63 Fukakusa Yabunouchicho Fushimi-ku Kyoto-city, Kyoto
Access: JR Inari Station