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Hananoiwaya-jinja in Kumano, Japan's oldest shrine

Since the 8th century, the Hananoiwaya-jinja in Kumano has been recognized as a high place of Japanese cosmogony given the tombs it houses; that of Izanami, the co-creating deity of the world and o

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Asuka Shrine Shingu

Asuka Shrine (阿須賀神社) in Shingu, Wakayama Prefecture is an ancient Shinto shrine on the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage route.

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Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine

Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine in Nachi is one of the three Kumano Sanzan shrines and sits in beautiful scenery near Nachi Falls, Japan's highest waterfall.

Kumano Hongu Taisha

Isolated in a dense cedar forest in the center of the regional Pilgrimage route network, Hongu shrine commands respect.

The Seigando-ji temple and the Nachi no taki waterfall.

Kumano Nachi Taisha

The paved route from Daimonzaka winds through a cedar forest before reaching Nachi, culminating in an encounter between Buddhism, Shintoism, and nature.