Niutsuhime Jinja (Niutsuhime Shrine)

丹生都比売神社

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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.
Address

230 Kamiamano, Katsuragi Town

伊都郡かつらぎ町上天野230

Access Ride the Tsuragicho Community Bus from JR Kaseda Station for Niutsuhime Jinja-mae and get off at the last stop.
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 Tsuragi 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
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Last updated: 2018-11-01

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