NARA

History and Traditional Culture

Kinpusen-ji Temple

  • 2day PASS
  • 5day PASS
  • 5day plus PASS

A key pilgrimage site for the Shugendo sect of mountain ascetics, Kinpusen-ji in the Yoshino region—sung of in poems for its cherry blossoms since medieval times—is a place of religious significance and striking natural beauty. Admire the fierce statues of the protector deity Zao Gongen, or take part in Shugendo workshops in your own quest for enlightenment.

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Kinpusen-ji Temple

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Access From Kintetsu Yoshino Station (F57), take the ropeway or bus to Yoshinoyama Station, and walk approx. 10 minutes.
Address Yoshinoyama, Yoshino-cho, Yoshino-gun, Nara
WEB https://www.kinpusen.or.jp/ (Japanese language only)
KINTETSU RAIL PASS Benefit
  • Adults: 500 yen → 450 yen, Junior high school and high school students: 400 yen → 360 yen,Children: 300 yen → 270 yen * Different admission fees apply during special exhibition.