Yoshino Shrine, Yoshino-cho

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Yoshino Shrine (吉野神宮, Yoshino jingū) is a Shinto shrine located in Yoshino, Yoshino District, Nara Prefecture, Japan. Prefecture, Japan. It was founded in 1892. The main kami enshrined here is Emperor Go-Daigo. The shrine's main festival is held annually on September 27. It was formerly an imperial shrine of the first rank (官幣大社, kanpei taisha) in the Modern system of ranked Shinto Shrines.

It is one of the Fifteen Shrines of the Kenmu Restoration.
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  • Lovely place. No one else there on the morning I visited. Lovely walk down a broad path through maple trees. This place must be spectacular in autumn when the leaves turn.  more »
  • It is a really wonderful place
  • Is a Shinto shrine in a solemn atmosphere. No glitz, just standing in solemn feelings.
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