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Niutsuhime-jinja 丹生都比売神社



Kamiamano Katsuragi Town Ito County, Wakayama Prefecture
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Known as a protective shrine of Koyasan, this shrine has kept close relations with Koyasan from ancient times.

Inviting and enshrining Kehi-myojin of Tsuruga no Kuni and Itsukushima of Aki no Kuni in 1208, this shrine had been worshiped as "Niushisho-myojin." After the Shintoism and Buddhism Separation Degree in the 1st year of Meiji, all of the Buddhism facilities were destroyed and took the present shape.

The compound of the shrine and Koyasan Choishimichi are connected by Hatchozaka., and "Futatsu Torii" is erected at the junction to pray for this shrine.
Law protection: Compound (Historic Site), Four main shrine buildings including guest shrine buildings and Romon (Important Cultural Property)

Kongobu-ji , Jison-in , Niukanshofu-jinja , Niutsuhime-jinja

Introduction to the properties

Wakayama Prefecture The World Heritage Registration Association
(Wakayama Prefecture Planning Department Planning Bureau Regional Development Division Branch Office)
100-1 Hongu Hongu Town Tanabe City, Wakayama Prefecture, 647-1731