Kashihara Jingu Shrine

This shrine is located in the south eastern foothills of Mount Unebi.It was built in 1890 in what was considered to be the coronation site of Emperor Jimmu, who is believed to be the very first emperor of Japan. The shrine is dedicated to Emperor Jimmu and the empress. The main hall,

Shonen-ji Temple

Opened in 1514 as a seminary for the priesthood for the Jodo Shinshu sect, this later became a temple. The Imai household has served here from times past as ministers right up until today. The present main hall was rebuilt at in recent times. The temple town developed to what is now