Kinpu Shrine (Yoshino)

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Kimpu Shrine
金峯神社
Konbu Shrine, Yoshino02.JPG
Torii gate in front of the haiden, or prayer hall
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Dedicated to Kanayama-hiko-no-kami
Founded Unknown, recorded around 10th century
Address 1651 Yoshino-yama, Yoshino-chō Yoshino-gun, Nara-ken
Shinto torii icon vermillion.svg Glossary of Shinto

Kimpu Shrine (金峯神社, Kinpu-jinja?) is a Shinto shrine located in Yoshino district, Nara Prefecture, Japan. The honden, or main hall, is constructed in the nagare-zukuri style.

In 2004, It was designated as part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the name Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range.

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Coordinates: 34°20′34″N 135°52′54″E / 34.34278°N 135.88167°E / 34.34278; 135.88167