Jigenin

Jigenin

In Tenmu 2(673), the oldest temple in Sensyu as emperor Tenmu's temple built at the order of the emperor were built by Kakugo Ajari. In Tenpyo years(729?7490), 1thousand stones were added to benefice, and it became emperor Tenmu's temple built at the order of the emperor. In 2 years from Kounin era 6(834), one mountain such as the two-storied pagoda and construction for the main hall of a Buddhist temple are provisioned by the founder of a religious sect, Koubou Daishi. In Bunwa era 2(1353), after went up in flames by a fire caused by war in Northern and Southern dynasties, there was restored by Imperial order
from Gomurakami, and Gokameyama emperor. In Tenshou era 13(1585), most of pile were went up in flames by fire caused by war from Hideyoshi Toyotomi, but Hideyori Toyotomi restored in Keichou era 7(1602). Various buildings are rebuilt such as, Okunobo, Yamanobo, Myoo-in Temple, Kaishaku-in Temple, Inanobo, Nakanobo(present: Jigenin). The two-storied pagod in the precincts was built in Kamakura period, 3 between the two layers, and height 10 meters. It is designated national treasure as the smallest in Japan, and graceful tower. The main temple structure in Kamakura period is flat 3 rooms, roof ・single story roof are national important cultural properties.

ADDRESS 〒598-0021 626 Hineno, Izumisano City, Osaka
TRANSPORTATION JR Hanwa line Hineno station, Nankai train Izumisano station.
ADMISSION FEE Seeing, worship need advance reservations
entering a mountain area fee 200yen
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INQUIRIES TEL : 072-467-0092
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