Kumano Kotai Shrine


Kumano Kotai Shrine is one of the best places to travel in Kitasaku-gun, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for attractions, hours, access, map, spots nearby, and photos of Kumano Kotai Shrine posted by Japanese travelers in the know.
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A Shrine Standing on A Border Of Nagano And Gumma

Located on the top of Usui Touge Pass, a scenic shrine with rich nature. The precinct is on a border of Nagano and Gumma Prefectures. Let's visit this historical shrine with peaceful minds, and stride the border.
Access: 40 min by car from Usui-karuizawa IC of Joshin'etsu Speed Way



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Megane-bashi Bridge

A Retro Arch Bridge Of Brick That Merges Into Nature

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Ryugaeshi-no Taki Waterfall

A Little Known But Beautiful Waterfall

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