Two large heads of Jizō (a guardian deity of travelers and children) on a hill along the Umakaidō route. There are several theories about its origin: perhaps it was carried away from the upper reaches of the Mukogawa River by flood waters; or it may have been an Itami feudal lord who dedicated it as a token of his gratitude when his chronic headache was cured by a Jizō who appeared in his dream. It’s said that the statues have the power to cure neck and head-related diseases. Recently the statues are attracting students preparing for entrance exams because they believe that praying here makes them smarter.
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|Address||5-1-3 Kohama, Takarazuka Directions|
|Access||Take the Hanshin Bus from Hankyu/JR Takarazuka Station, get off at Kohama stop, and walk 1 min.|
|Parking||No parking available|
|Wi-Fi||No free Wi-Fi access on premises|
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