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Kudoyama (九度山) is a historic site with Sanada Yukimura spots and World Heritage Site. Sanada Yukimura stayed here at Kudoyama with his father Masayuki afte the battle of Sekigahara. There are many Yukimura Spots in this town. Also, Kudoyama was the entrance of Mt. Koya. There are temples and shrines that are registered as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Tourist Info.
There are parking and restroom.

0. at Hashimoto Station.
1. use Nankai Koya Line to Kudoyama


周圍的地圖 Kudoyama


Sanada-an is a Sanada Yukimura related temple located in Wakayama. It was built on the house of Sanada Yukimura and his father. They stayed this place after the battle of Sekigahara. And waited for the revenge to Tokugawa Ieyasu.

Jisonin is Shingon Buddhism Temple located in Kudoyama, Wakayama Pref. It was established by Priest Kukai in 816 for the entrance of Koyasan. Kukai's mother visited here and showed highly respect to the main statues. There is the mausoleum of Kukai's mother. Koyasan was highly restricted for women. Only man can allow to enter. So, Jisonin was the temple for women to worship Koyasan. Even today, Jisonin is highly respected for women as women's Koyasan. It is located as the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Niu Kanshobu Shrine
Niu Kanshobu Shrine is one of the old shrine located in Wakayama. It was established by Priest Kukai in 816 as the entrance of Koyasan. The god of this shrine led Priest Kukai to Mt. Koya and introduce the sacred place. Priest Kukai highly appreciated the god and built a shrine here. It is designated as UNESCO World Heritage site.

Syoriji Temple
Syoriji Temple is a Shingon Buddhism Temple established by Priest Kukai. It was established in 9th century.
People who worship Koyasan used to stay at this temple.