Kongōbu-ji is the ecclesiastic head temple of Koyasan Shingon Buddhism, located on Mount Kōya, Wakayama prefecture, Japan.
One of the most popular cemeteries in the country, Okunoin is a tranquil place with both sacred and slightly mysterious atmosphere.
Niukanshōfu Shrine or Niukanshōbu Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Ito district, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.
Supposedly founded before the 9th century, this UNESCO site is one of the oldest shrines in the region.
Though this temple may look quite ordinary, be sure it is one of the most unusual places of worship you can visit in Japan.
An interesting museum dedicated to religious art. Its permanent collection includes statues and various treasures of Buddhist art.