■Tourism & History
Around the ~TOKONAGE~, there are famous hot springs, a variety of historic landmarks and historic sites.
e temple where prayers for healing eye diseases are answered. It is said that Kobo Daishi founded this temple in 807. At the beginning of the Heian period, after Kukai learned esoteric Buddhism over in the Tang Dynasty of China, his ship was caught in a storm on the way back to Japan. He threw the Tocco into the sky from the top of the ship. The Tocco disappeared into the sky with a trail of smoke. After returning home, Kobo asked Kasuga Shrine’s God, “Where is my Tocco?” The God told him that the Tocco was on the north peak of the Uchimura Shoyama of Tamba Province Saeki, resting on the branch of a pine tree. Kukai was entrusted by the God and was guided there by a white deer.
・7 Otawa, Rokuya , Hiedano-cho, Kameoka
Tambakoku-Ichinomiya Izumo-daijingu Shrine
According to the 丹波国風土記（Tambakoku-fudoki）, at the beginning of Nara, the Emperor of the Genmei were transferred to one of the Okuninushi’s pillars in Izumo, Shimane. In other words, this land has been described as the original place called Izumo.
・Chitoseizumo, Chitose-cho, Kameoka
Enkishikinai Hiedano Shrine
The shrine was founded in the year 709 and is dedicated to the god of harvest. It is famous because it is one of the few shrines dedicated to the treatment of cancer. It is said that the precincts stroked the oak tree to ask for divine favour.
・1 Saeki-kakiuchimata, Hiedano-cho, Kameoka
It was founded in 918.
It is said that it was built by a tribe for mining metallurgy which has been moved from Kyushu about 200 years ago.
・8 Miyanooku, Kakihana, Hiedano-cho, Kameoka
Yunohana Onsen(Hot Spring)
The Yunohana hot spring found in a mountain town in Kyoto.
Yunohana Onsen: dishes and hot spring of hospitality in sincerity.Yunohana Onsen: (Kyo no Miyabi)
・20-6 Saekishimotouge Hiedanochosaeki Kameoka
Traditional Japanese-style inns are located as well as the great inns in Kameoka-Yunohana hot spring. Special wild boar hot pot (Botan-nabe) dishes and seafood are specialties.
・Yunohana Onsen Kameoka
Founded more than 300 years ago with a long established history of brewing. In Oishi brewery was awarded the bronze medal four times in the wine competition as “Tengori”. The local sake and Outsuru of Tamba, continue to be carefully made using old-fashioned techniques. Such as treasured wine and barrel wine of five years aging there is a drink that does not taste only here.
・13 Saeki-kakiuchimata, Hiedano-cho, Kameoka
Kameoka Castle (Kameyama Castle Ruin)
Kameoka castle was built by Mitsuhide Akechi under the instruction of Nobunaga Oda. At that time, it was called Kameyama Castle.
・1 Uchimaru, Arazuka-cho, Kameoka
Marukanjyo Castle (Rokuya Castle Ruin)
When Omi Takeoka MamoruTamenobu became Nobushi, it is stated in historical records that it was moved to Marukanjo. Takeoka was destroyed by Mitsuhide Akechi, but the truth is unknown. The current castle is located on the hill behind the house, only traces of the tower stone walls remain.
・Near Rokuya, Hiedano-cho, Kameoka
Rokuya Burial Mounds
In the Meiji era, William Gowland discovered the archaeological significance of the “Rokutani Ancient Tombs.” Three out of the six ancient tombs discovered were a unique Japanese-style “stone shelf” type.
・Rokuya, Hiedano-cho, Kameoka