Articles for the theme Attractions and Excursions in Kumano

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The Rocks of Ise

The Kii Peninsula

The Kii Peninsula is the largest peninsula on Honshu and stretches south-east from Osaka and is considered Kansai's spiritual heart.


Onigajo rock formation

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of the "Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes of the Kii Mountain Range" in 2004, the Onigajo site in Kumano is a natural monument steeped in legends in

Le village de Kizuro, Kumano

The village of Kizuro


It is just between Wakayama and Mie prefectures, in the Kiwacho region, near the city of Kumano (Mie prefecture), that the village of Kizuro is hidden.


Les rizières au milieu des montagnes

1,000 rice fields of Maruyama Senmaida

In the south of Mie prefecture hides a small jewel of Japanese agriculture: the rice terraces of Maruyama Senmaida.

Kii Peninsula

The rural Kii Peninsula is western Honshu is an area rich in sacred mountains, hiking trails, temples, shrines and onsen.