- Established: 1895
- Japanese: 平安神宮 (Heian jinguu)
The shrine was established in 1895, in honor of the 1100th anniversary of Emperor Kammu establishing Kyoto (aka Heian) as the imperial capital in 794. The main buildings of the shrine are meant to resemble or recreate those of the Heian Imperial Palace.
The shrine's gardens are particularly famous.
- "Heian jingû." Sekai daihyakka jiten 世界大百科事典. Hitachi Solutions, 2012.