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

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)

Yoshimizu Shrine

Yoshimizu Shrine (吉水神社 Yoshimizu-jinja) is a Shinto shrine located on Mount Yoshino in Yoshino district, Nara, Japan. It is dedicated to Emperor Go-Daigo, and the samurai Kusunoki Masashige. In 2004, It was designated as part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the name Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the

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

Nyoirin-ji Temple

Nyoirinji (Nyoirinji) is a temple of the Jodo sect in Nara Prefecture Yoshino-gun, Yoshino-cho. Behind the main hall, there is a tomb of Emperor Godaigo you demise in the land of Yoshino.

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,

Kinpu Shrine

Kimpu Shrine (金峯神社 Kinpu-jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Yoshino district, Nara Prefecture, Japan. The honden, or main hall, is constructed in the nagare-zukuri style. In 2004, It was designated as part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the name Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range. World

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