This small shrine deep in the forest has a festival celebrating Emperor Chokei, who ruled in 1368. Every November 1, locals dress in traditional court dress and samurai armour, then proceed along the main road to the shrine. Many photographers gather to capture the striking parade.
Last update: 2016-11-02
- Venue Details & Access Info
363-1 Uenoji, Totsukawa, Yoshino
From JR Gojo Station:
- Take a bus bound for Totsukawa via Shingu and alight at the Uenoji stop and 30 minutes on foot.
- 国王神社 Kokuo Shrine
- address 吉野郡十津川村上野地363-1 363-1 Uenoji, Totsukawa, Yoshino
- Opening Time & Admissions
Open all year round
- Contact Details