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

Chikurin-in Temple

This temple is said to have been founded by Prince Shotoku. The seated statue of Prince Shotoku that is enshrined in the Goma-do hall was made in the 14th century. Tea person Sen-no-Rikyu does landscape in case of Flower ken a general of 16century and Toyotomi Hideyoshi did, and Yusai Hosokawa repaired,

Kinpusan-ji Temple Kane-no-Torii Gate

World Heritage. It towers up high upon the ridge of Mount Yoshino. It was opened in the 7th century by En no Gyoja, the founder of Shugendo. Zaoudou in Hondo (Temple sanctuary) reconstructed by 15century (national treasure) takes pride in its size following Todai-ji Temple Great Buddha Hall as wooden historic

Yoshino Jingu Shrine

Yoshino Shrine (吉野神宮, Yoshino jingū) is a Shinto shrine located in Yoshino District, Nara Prefecture, Japan. It was founded in 1892. The main kami enshrined here is Emperor Go-Daigo. The shrine's main festival is held annually on September 27. It was formerly an imperial shrine of the first rank (官幣大社, kanpei taisha)