熊野三山

Kumano Sanzan

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".

One of the Kumano Sanzan, a holy ground where the ancient atmosphere is afloat

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Right close to Hongu Taisha-mae bus stop

Local Bus Kawatake-Line Time Table(PDF)

One of the Kumano Sanzan, where the one-thousand-year old Sacred Nagi Tree is located

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A 5-minute walk from Gongen-mae bus stop

Local Bus Shinkatsu-Line Time Table(PDF)

One of the Kumano Sanzan, where many believers still gather nowadays

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A 15-minute walk from Nachisan bus stop

Local Bus Nachisan Line Time Table(PDF)

Access to Kii-Katsuura Station and Shingu Station

By train

From Osaka:

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"

From Nagoya:

3 hr and 15 min to Shingu Station from Nagoya by JR Limited Express "Wide View Nanki"

By plane

From Tokyo:

approx. 1 hr and 15 min by plane from Haneda Airport to Shirahama Airport
1 hr and 50 min to Kii-Katsuura Station, 2 hr and 15 min to Shingu Station from Shirahama Airport by limousine bus