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Kumano Hongu Taisha, Tanabe
Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
Nestled among the lush forest mountain landscape, Kumano Hongu Taisha ranks among the most renowned Shinto shrines in Japan. Leading to the sanctuary stands the entrance gate and a stone stairway of 158 steps. Before entering, purchase an amulet inscribed with a deity, and cleanse your mouth and hands at the temizuya, or pavillion for water ablution. Inside the main shrine features 14 deities, which visitors worship according to the simple prayer manners and customs. Find enshrined the image of the deity Ketsumimiko-O-kami, made from a torreya tree dating back to the 9th century. Numerous festivals occur throughout the year. Take a look at our Tanabe trip builder to schedule your visit to Kumano Hongu Taisha and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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This was one of the later stops for us on the Kumano Kodo trail, and it was well worth the walk to see it. A very quiet and stately shrine, beautifully maintained, with no entry fee. I believe it migh... read more »
熊野三山の一つ。私の行った時には車を降りると白い旗が沢山立っていました。階段数は息が上がる程度です。サッカーで有名な八咫烏のお守りが沢山あります。近くにはカフェがありゆっくりできます。私は散々な目に遭ったのでお参りしてきました。One of the Kumano Sanzan. When I went down the car and stood a lot of white flag. Number of stairs is up breath. Football eight famous amulet of the Yata-Crow there. Cafe there, slowly. After the doom and gloom I pray has been.show original
熊野三山の本宮であり、他の2社と違い檜皮葺の熊野様式神社としての品格を保っています。階段を上って行くと見事なお社が目の前に広がります。ただ階段下は整備され森厳な感じは最も薄く、観光地感が強いです。近くの内斎原がもともと本宮のあった場所でこちらは森厳な雰囲気濃厚です。And in the main shrine of Kumano Sanzan, unlike the other two companies, maintain dignity as a shrine-style of the legs. Going up the stairs and stunning shrine opens up in front of me. Just under the stairs is a solemn feeling most thin, strong independent sense of values. Where it was Imperial Prince's close in Osaka Hara is solemn atmosphere dense here.show original
Get the good vibes of this place. Great art work.
Jake van Vliet
Nice quiet place, look at the roof construction made of bark..
小池嘉範Filled with gentle care will gently cradles. Become an obedient, felt exactly what is in play. Feel you pray, and very strong power, and naturally will surge of gratitude.show original
江坂詩朗I went though when the old-fashioned atmosphere. Walk the Causeway from the Torii gate at the bottom of, and we've been! Say feelings, feelings will become serious. Calm and making up the stairs again, finding the shrine is the shrine lined with three. Heart fell when the boy arrivedshow original
Junichi OhkawaThe historical shrine. Also great Hokusai to worship together.show original
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