１Subway Karasuma Line Kitaoji Sta.
This shrine was established to a ssuage plagues that were prevalent back in the Heian period. Chinka-sai (Buddha's birthday festival) to assuage plagues are held with a red-headed ogre and a black-headed one dancing to flute-and-drum music.
This temple's formal name is Rokuon-ji, and it was built as a mountain retreat temple for Yoshimitsu Ashikaga, the third shogun to control t he Mu romachi Shogunate (1336-1573).
Located close to the east gate of Kitano-Tenmangu Shrine, Kamishichiken is one o f t he fi ve g eisha quarters i n Kyoto. after sunset, here and there, fleeting figures of geisha and maiko can be seen heading to the teahouses to entertain guests.
As Michizane's birthday and death fell on the 25th, this day each month is celebrated as a festival day with an open - air market in the shrine grounds, to which many visitors flock each month.
６Subway Karasuma Line Imadegawa Sta.