Kongobu-ji Head Temple

  About Kongobu-ji Head Temple: The monk Kobo Daishi (Kukai) of the 8th to 9th centuries studied Buddhism in Tang-dynasty China and brought it back to Japan. He built Kongobu-ji Head Temple on K Read more

Kongosanmai-in Temple

  About Kongosanmai-in Temple: Kongosanmai-in is a temple that was built by Hojo Masako, the mother of Minamoto-no-Sanetomo, the third shogun of the Kamakura shogunate in the 13th century, in me Read more

Dojo-ji Temple

  About Dojo-ji Temple: Dojo-ji, in Hidakagawa Town, Wakayama Prefecture, is believed to have been built at the order of Emperor Tenmu in 701, making it the oldest temple in the prefecture. The Read more

Kumano Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine

      Religious     Wakayama     +81 735-55-0321

  Kumano Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine, located in Nachi Katsuura Town, Wakayama Prefecture, ranks alongside the Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine and Kumano Hayatama Taisha Grand Shrine in importance Read more

Seiganto-ji Temple

Precious main hall built in 1590 Historic sacred place in harmony with natural scenes The temple in Wakayama is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site as part of “Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Read more