Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range
A unique holy ground where the Divine Spirits hide themselves
The 3 shrines - "Kumano Hongu Taisha", "Kumano Hayatama Taisha", and "Kumano Nachi Taisha" are called "Kumano Sanzan".
Kumano Hongu Taisha
One of the Kumano Sanzan, a holy ground where the ancient atmosphere is afloat
Right close to Hongu Taisha-mae bus stop
Kumano Hayatama Taisha
One of the Kumano Sanzan, where the one-thousand-year old Sacred Nagi Tree is located
A 5-minute walk from Gongen-mae bus stop
Kumano Nachi Taisha
One of the Kumano Sanzan, where many believers still gather nowadays
A 15-minute walk from Nachisan bus stop
Access to Kii-Katsuura Station and Shingu Station
3 hr and 25 min to Kii-Katsuura Station, 3 hr and 40 min to Shingu Station from Shin-Osaka Station by JR Limited Express "Kuroshio"
3 hr and 15 min to Shingu Station from Nagoya by JR Limited Express "Wide View Nanki"
1 hr and 50 min to Kii-Katsuura Station, 2 hr and 15 min to Shingu Station from Shirahama Airport by limousine bus
Course & Ticket
The bus departs from Kii-Katsuura Station, and it is possible to get on the bus along the way from Kawayu/Watase/Yunomine Onsen.
All seats require reservation