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A tour of World Heritage spots

A tour of World Heritage spots

Take your time to visit World Heritage spots in Kumano City.

START

Kumanoshi Station

8:20

11min
1

Kumano kodo Iseji Matsumoto-toge Pass (Odomari-cho side climbing entrance)

8:35〜8:40

The mossy cobblestones retains the atmosphere of the oldest road. It is said that Jizo, who was shot by a gun, stands on a mountain pass surrounded by bamboo forests, and you can see the scenery of Shichirimihama from Azamaya.

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40min
2

Kumano kodo Iseji Matsumoto-toge Pass

9:20〜10:50

The mossy cobblestones retains the atmosphere of the oldest road. It is said that Jizo, who was shot by a gun, stands on a mountain pass surrounded by bamboo forests, and you can see the scenery of Shichirimihama from Azamaya.

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40min
3

Kumano kodo Iseji Matsumoto-toge Pass (Kinomoto-cho side climbing entrance)

11:30〜11:35

The mossy cobblestones retains the atmosphere of the oldest road. It is said that Jizo, who was shot by a gun, stands on a mountain pass surrounded by bamboo forests, and you can see the scenery of Shichirimihama from Azamaya.

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26min
4

Onigajo

12:10〜13:10

A world heritage, national natural treasure and scenic spot. It is a unique rocky area formed by several sudden and intense ground uplifts, wind erosion and sea erosion.

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19min
5

Shichirimihama

14:00〜14:30

Shichiri Mihama is the longest gravel coast in Japan, stretching approximately 22 kilometers from Kumano City to Kihocho. It is a must pass for pilgrims to visit Kumano and is listed as a World Heritage.

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5min
6

Shishiiwa (Lion Rock)

14:40〜15:00

A world heritage, natural treasure and scenic spot. It is a peculiar rock that looks like a lion barking toward Kumano Beach. It is caused by ground uplifts and sea erosion.

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3min
7

Hana-no-Iwaya

15:15〜15:40

World Heritage. It is the oldest shrine in Japan, recorded in the "Nihon Shoki (Chronicles of Japan)" in 720 AD, and it is said to be the tomb where Izanami-no-Mikoto, the mother of gods, was buried.

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1min
8

Roadside Station “Kumano Hananoiwaya”

16:00〜16:20

Tourist facilities near Hananoiwaya-jinja Shrine. In addition to a large number of local specialties and souvenirs, we also sell udon noodles, rice balls, Pacific saury sushi and mehari sushi made from ancient rice. We will also exhibit materials related to Hananoiwaya.

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16min
GOAL

Kumanoshi Station

17:00

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