Niukawakami Shrine Nakasha

Niukawakami Shrine (丹生川上神社 Niukawakami Jinja), also known as Nibukawakami Jinja, is a Shinto shrine located at Higashiyoshino in Nara, Japan. The shrine became the object of Imperial patronage during the early Heian period. In 965, Emperor Murakami ordered that Imperial messengers were sent to report important events to the guardian kami of

Eizan-ji Temple

Eizan-ji Temple, the temple of the Shingon Buddhism Toyoyama group in Nara Prefecture Gojo. It was founded by Fujiwara Takechimaro. Buddha is Yakushi. Is known for certain is the architecture of the Nara period Octagon Hall(national treasure).

Kongo-ji Temple

Kongo-ji Temple is a temple of Koyasan Shingon Buddhism in Nara Prefecture Gojo. 1822, as a trigger that at the time of this ordinary priest planted the peony as a raw material for medicine, has been popular as a temple of peony. Peony Festival will be held through early May from the

Niukawakami Shrine Shimosha

The shrine where founded and the oldest deify God of water by the Emperor Tenmu. It's worth a glance in the stairs where heaven developed highly to the peak. Seventy-five steps of wooden stairs can see only at this shrine only in Japan, and are must-see.

Kinpusen-ji Temple(Zao-do)

Kimpusen-ji (金峯山寺 Kinpusen-ji) is the head temple of a branch of the Shugendō religion called Kimpusen-Shugendō in Yoshino district, Nara Prefecture, Japan. According to tradition, it was founded by En no Gyōja, who propagated a form of mountain asceticism drawing from Shinto and Buddhist beliefs. The temple's main building, the "Zaō-Hall" (Zaōdō)

Yoshino Mikumari Shrine

Yoshino Mikumari Shrine (吉野水分神社 Yoshino Mikumari-jinja) is a Shinto shrine located on Mount Yoshino in Yoshino district, Nara, Japan. It is closely associated with Emperor Go-Daigo. The Shrine is dedicated to mikumari, a female Shinto kami associated with water, fertility and safe birth. Yoshino Mikumari Shrine is one of four important