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Kokuo Shrine

国王神社

Kokuo Shrine

国王神社

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
Address

363-1 Uenoji, Totsukawa, Yoshino

吉野郡十津川村上野地363-1

Access

From JR Gojo Station:
- Take a bus bound for Totsukawa via Shingu and alight at the Uenoji stop and 30 minutes on foot.

Name/address in local language

  • 国王神社 Kokuo Shrine
  • address 吉野郡十津川村上野地363-1 363-1 Uenoji, Totsukawa, Yoshino
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Opening Time & Admissions
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Open all year round

Admission

Free

Contact Details
Website

https://yamatoji.nara-kankou.or.jp/01shaji/01jinja/04south_area/kokuojinja/

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