Asamadake Kongoshoji Temple 金剛證寺

Kongoshoji Temple is located near the summit of Mt. Asama in Mie Prefecture, and protects the northeast (= unlucky direction) of Ise Jingu Shrine. As sung in the famous Ise ondo (dance song): “If you visit Ise, you must visit Asama, if you don’t visit Asama, your pilgrimage is not completed.” The path to the inner sanctuary called OkunoIn is surrounded by a very unique graveyard with a large number of "sotobas" which are long wooden posts on which posthumous names of deceased people were written.
〒516-0021 伊勢市朝熊町岳548
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