Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine
tanabe-shi, wakayama

Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine

ADDRESS

1110 Hongu Hongu-cho, tanabe-shi, wakayama

TEL

0735-42-0009

HOURS

6:00-19:00

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

Things To Do

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Huge Existence We Can See From A Distance! Japan's Biggest Torii Gate Standing On The Site Of A Former Shrine Building

Kumano Hongu Taisha is popular as a spiritual power spot. A Torii Gate at 'Oyunohara' isolated from the main shrine, is 33.9m high and 42m wide, the biggest one in Japan. A former shrine was used to stand here, a sacred place, and we can feel the energy of earth and prayers of predecessors.
debukodx01/10/2017

A World Heritage ' Sacred Places In Kii Mountain Country And The Approach To The Shrine'

The building resistered as a national important cultural asset, and the Torii gate is the highest in Japan. Many things worth seeing.
MADAM_J05/13/2014

A Genuine Yata-garasu, A Symbol Of The Japan Professional Football League

Yata-garasu (a crow) is said to ne a messenger of the god and lead the Emperor Kanmu who unified Japan. As a god of leading, it becomes a symbol of soccer in Japan.
MADAM_J05/13/2014