Niutsuhime Jinja (Niutsuhime Shrine)


View on Map

Said to be founded more than 1700 years ago, Niutsuhime Jinja is one of the older shrines in Wakayama and a registered World Heritage venue. The deities enshrined here are the guardians of Koyasan, the Buddhist mountaintop temple complex founded by Kobo Daishi. Fans of shrine architecture will appreciate the four main shrine buildings: Japan's largest kasuga-style structures.

230 Kamiamano, Katsuragi Town


Access Ride the Katsuragicho Community Bus from JR Kaseda Station for Niutsuhime Jinja-mae and get off at the last stop.
Koyasan Round trip Bus
※Bus service only in autumn
Access by Car From the Wakayama-Kita Interchange on the Hanwa Expressway, take Prefectural Road 139, then National Route 42, Prefectural Road 120, 13, 4 towards Katsuragi for approximately 35.2 km.

Name/address in local language

  • 丹生都比売神社 Niutsuhime Jinja (Niutsuhime Shrine)
  • Address 伊都郡かつらぎ町上天野230 230 Kamiamano, Katsuragi Town
  • Name/address in local language
Tel +81-(0)736-26-0102
Fax +81-(0)736-26-0107
Last updated: 2021-02-02

Places Nearby