Imperial Mausoleum of Empress Iitoyo at the Hill of Hanikuchi (Iitoyotenno Hanikuchinookanomisasagi)
This is the imperial mausoleum of Empress Iitoyo, who was said to be the first empress, but who then disappeared from public view. According to Kojiki, Records of Ancient Matters, and Nihon-Shoki, The Chronicles of Japan, she administered the affairs of state at the Tsunosashi Shrine. The shrine is situated south of Katsuragi City History Museum.
Location: Kitahanauchi, Katsuragi City
Access: 10 minutes’ walk from the Kintetsu Shinjyo Station on the Kintetsu Gosho Line