Kumano Hayatama Taisha, Shingu

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Kumano Hayatama Taisha has been a sacred spot since at least the 12th century, harboring artifacts that date back to at least the third century. Many features dotted around the site point to its origins as a center of nature worship. You'll see the revered tree that has stood on the grounds for at least 800 years. Look out for the giant rock Gotobiki-iwa, which rests half way up Gongen mountain and is said to have been the site where three Shinto deities descended from the heavens. If you're visiting around the 6th of February, don't miss the notable fire festival that takes place here, in which participants race down the mountain carrying flaming torches. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Shingu holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Kumano Hayatama Taisha and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • In one corner of the Kumano Sanzan. Could we easily as compared to hongu Taisha and Nachi Taisha Shrine precincts not spacious, split and the around town. Shingu city name is derived from that of from hayatama Taisha.
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  • I went on Saturday morning. Beautiful vermilion Torii or shrine, in the green of the trees and impressive. Stop the car at the parking lot here walked away and went to chihogamine.
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  • 1. able to or not because the parking was directly underneath of the Kumano River to park. Parking spaces are wider. The shrine is widely is a magical place is not
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  • The simplest among all the kumano kodo shrines.
  • One of three famous Kumano shrines.
  • Beautiful and quiet.
  • One of the three grand shines that are part of the pilgrimage route of Kumano Kodo. The other two are in Hongu town and by Natchi falls, one day trail walk to each.
  • such a beautiful temple.

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