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.|
- 慈尊院 Jisonin Temple
- Address 伊都郡九度山町慈尊院832 832 Jisonin Temple, Kudoyama Town
|Website||Jisonin Temple *Japanese website|
Last updated: 2021-02-02