Niu-Kawakami Shrine

The Niu-Kawakami Shrine is located in the village of Higashiyoshino, an area that in ancient times had very close ties…

Chokyu-ji Temple

This ancient branch temple of Todaiji Kaidanin has 88 Jizos (guardian deity of travelers and children) placed by Chiryu-Shonin, who…

Ryuketsu Shrine

Located just up the road from Muro Temple, this sacred shrine is known as one of the most mysterious and…

Muro-ji Temple

A unique temple known as the “Nyonin-Koya” or “Women’s Koya” that has a history of progressive values towards women Located…

Ono-ji Temple

This temple is renowned for two very impressive 300-year-old shidare-zakura weeping cherry blossom trees, as well as 10 other trees…

Muro Art Forest

A delightful open-air museum and collection of art installations located in the heart of Muro village, based on a concept…