Founded by Emperor Tenmu in the 7th century this temple is unique in that it combines elements of Shinto, Buddhism and Shugendo. The onsite treasure hall, which is only open in April and November, houses treasures and artifacts telling the story of the temple's history. The temple is also home to the country's oldest statue of Ganesha. Once a year on October 1st, a ceremony is held in honour of Ganesha.
Last update: 2017-04-10
- Venue Details & Access Info
1269 Yoshinoyama, Yoshino, Yoshino
From Yoshino ropeway Yoshinoyama Station:
- 23 minutes on foot from the station.
- 櫻本坊 Sakuramotobou Temple
- address 吉野郡吉野町吉野山1269 1269 Yoshinoyama, Yoshino, Yoshino
- Opening Time & Admissions
8:30 - 16:00
- Contact Details
0746-32-5011 (8:00 - 17:00)