Shrines and Temples

Jinguji Temple

Jinguji is an ancient temple, famous for its Omizuokuri ceremony (sending water to Todaiji Nigatsu-do in Nara) held on March 2nd every year. The main temple (a national treasure), built during the Muromachi Era, has a beautiful structure based on sacred mountains, and is said to be the greatest in all off Wakasa.

Additionally, there is also the temple gate (a national treasure) built at the end of the Kamakura Era, with its mighty guardian gods standing watch, and wooden statues of seated gods and goddesses constructed during the period of the Northern and Southern Dynasties.

Entrance Fee: ¥400
Note: Closed from February 15th to March 3st to prepare for the Omizuokuri ceremony.

Tendai School
Jinguji, Obama
TEL. +81 770-56-1911 (from abroad)
TEL. 0770-56-1911

30 minute walk from JR Higashi Obama Station
12 minute drive from Maizuru Wakasa Expressway Obama IC
60 minute drive from Hokuriku Expressway Tsuruga IC,135.7828094,3a,75y,183.11h,86.13t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1scaxryxTXxdqKOFG3qziefA!2e0!7i13312!8i6656/

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