Jisonin Temple


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Until the late 1800’s, women were not allowed to worship at Koyasan. Jisonin, a temple on the way to Koyasan, welcomed female devotees. Today, it is known for the thousands of breast-shaped offerings hung around the temple and grounds, to pray for women’s health.

832 Jisonin Temple, Kudoyama Town


Access From Kudoyama Station on the Nankai Koya Line, get off at "Jisonin-mae"
Access by Car From the Wakayama Kita Interchange on the Hanwa Expressway, take Prefectural Road 139, National Route 24, and Prefectural Road 13, 109 towards Katsuragi/Kudoyama for approximately 33.7 km.

Name/address in local language

  • 慈尊院 Jisonin Temple
  • Address 伊都郡九度山町慈尊院832 832 Jisonin Temple, Kudoyama Town
  • Name/address in local language
Contact Jisonin Temple
Tel +81-(0)736-54-2214
Last updated: 2021-02-02

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