History and Traditional Culture
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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.
|From Kintetsu Yoshino Station (F57), take the ropeway or bus to Yoshinoyama Station, and walk approx. 10 minutes.
|Yoshinoyama, Yoshino-cho, Yoshino-gun, Nara
|https://www.kinpusen.or.jp/ (Japanese language only)
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KINTETSU RAIL PASS
Reasonably priced, convenient passes to Osaka, Nara, Kyoto, Nagoya and Mie(Ise-Shima).