Details for your Walking Sightseeing Tour in Yoshino, Japan

Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 2.4 km
Ascend 181 m
Descend 201 m

Your chosen free self-guided walking sightseeing tour is located in Yoshino, Japan. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions including their details.

All sightseeing tours in Yoshino Individual sights in Yoshino

Sight 1: Nyoirin-ji Temple Treasure House

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Nyoirinji Temple (如意輪寺) is a Jodo sect temple located on Mount Yoshino, Yoshino Town, Yoshino District, Nara Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Touosan. The main statue is Ruyiwa Kannon. Behind the main hall is the tomb of Emperor Go-Daigo, who collapsed in the land of Yoshino, the tomb of Prince Setai.

Wikipedia: 如意輪寺 (JA)

arrow down foot steps 668 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 2: Mount Yoshino

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Mount Yoshino is a mountain located in the town of Yoshino in Yoshino District, Nara Prefecture, Japan that is a major religious and literary site. It is renowned for its cherry blossoms and attracts many visitors every spring, when the trees are in blossom. In 2004, Mount Yoshino was designated as part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the name Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range.

Wikipedia: Mount Yoshino (EN)

arrow down foot steps 1058 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 3: Chikurin-in Temple

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Chikurin-in (竹林院) is a single temple located on Mount Yoshino, Yoshino Town, Yoshino District, Nara Prefecture, Japan. The main statue is Fudo Myōō, Zaō Gongen, Official and Kobo Daishi. It is one of the guardian temples of Ominezanji Temple. It is known for its Shukubo Chikurin-in Gunhouen.

Wikipedia: 竹林院 (奈良県吉野町) (JA)

arrow down foot steps 55 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Sakuramotobo

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Sakuramotobo (桜本坊) is a temple of the Kinpuzan Shugenhonshu sect located on Mount Yoshino, Yoshino Town, Yoshino District, Nara Prefecture, Japan. The main statue is a statue of the Great Bodhisattva of Divine Transformation. It is also one of the five guardian temples of Ominezanji Temple. There are so many cultural properties left that it can be said to be a hall of Yamabushi culture. Actors' Shrines. The official name is Sakuramotobo.

Wikipedia: 桜本坊 (JA)

arrow down foot steps 499 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 5: Katsute Shrine

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Katsute Shrine (formerly Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Yoshino Town, Yoshino District, Nara Prefecture, Japan. The deity of the festival is described in the "Wakan Sanzai Zukai" as "Katsutesha Matsukami Troupe Aiki no Mikoto (Ukeri no Mikoto / Ukenori no Mikoto)". It is also written as "receiving life". The current chief deity is said to be Tenninho Ear Life. Oyama Yoshimei, Kukuno Tomomei, Kibana Sakuya Himei, Moss Insect Life, and Hano Hibame Life are enshrined.

Wikipedia: 勝手神社 (JA)

arrow down foot steps 162 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Tonan-in Temple

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Tonan-in Temple KENPEI / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Tōnō-in (東南院) is a temple of the Kinpuzan Shugen Honshu sect located on Mount Yoshino, Yoshino Town, Yoshino District, Nara Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Mt. Omine. The main statue is a statue of an actor. It is a mochigoin of Mt. Omine. Kaiki is also an actor and an official shrine.

Wikipedia: 東南院 (奈良県吉野町) (JA)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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