Master Temple of Shugendo
Kimpusenji Temple (金峯山寺) is one of the oldest and powerful temples located in Yoshino, Nara Prefecture. It was established by Priest Ennogyoja who found Sugendo before the 12th century. Yoshino is one of the sacred sites for Sugendo for a long time and a part of Kumano Pilgrimage. Therefore, it is registered as UNESCO world heritage sites. The main hall was constructed in 1582 and registered as the national treasure of Japan. Also, the gate is registered as the national treasure as well. The main hall holds the great statues of Zao Gongen.
There is parking at Yoshino and restroom.
0. at Kashihara Jingumae Station.
1. use Kintetsu Yoshino Line to Yoshino Station.
2. use Ropeway to the Yoshino.