Asuka-Jinja Shrine stands at the base Mt. Horaisan and in the estuary of Kumano-gawa River.
It is said that Jofuku taught the local people shipbuilding, whaling, agriculture and papermaking. As such, there is a shrine dedicated to him within the grounds of Asuka-jinja.
Dedicated to the Sanskrit engraved rocky mountains in the area.
|Add||Asuka 1-2-25, Shingu [Google Maps]|
|Regular holiday||open 365 days|
|Parking Lot||Available; free|
|HP user benefits||N/A|
|Access||10 minutes on foot from JR Shingu Station|