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Yoshinojingu

The First Gate to Yoshinojingu The Second Gate to Yoshinojingu
The Main Hall of Yoshinojingu Inside of the Main Hall

With 20 minutes hiking on the mountain road from Kintetsu Yoshinojingu station, there is a shrine that is not as famous but solemn and calm named Yoshinojingu.

Yoshinojingu was built in 1889 at the gateway of Mt. Yoshino. The ancient emperor that  has been enshrined in the shrine is famous as a god of marriage. Therefore, the shrine has got a lot of people who would like to worship for their good marriage. Also the visitors can get sacred luck charms there.

If you would like to do some sightseeing in Japan but avoid a crowd and feel Japanese ancient atmosphere, Yoshinojingu is the best place for you.