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Address: Kamikura, Shingu 647-0044, Wakayama Prefecture

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One of the most famous spots in Shingu

Kamikura Shrine on Mt. Gongen is the original site of the Kumano Hayatama Grand Shrine, and is within walking distance of the current Hayatama Taisha location. The 800+ year old... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Kamikura Shrine on Mt. Gongen is the original site of the Kumano Hayatama Grand Shrine, and is within walking distance of the current Hayatama Taisha location. The 800+ year old "stairs" can be a little treacherous, so make sure you're wearing good shoes when you hike up. Taking it slow, you can get to the top easily within 8-10 minutes... More 

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