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Onigajo

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Maybe I'm still just a big kid at heart, but I really enjoyed exploring the caves and rock... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
cwbush83
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Armidale, Australia
Onigajo - World Heritage Site at Kumano, Mie Prefecture

Walk the narrow and uneven path along the edge of the cliff, enjoy the stunning wave-eroded... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2018
Jackson_Lim
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Maybe I'm still just a big kid at heart, but I really enjoyed exploring the caves and rock formations of the Monster's Castle. While we didn't have enough time to complete the entire walk, it was well worth a look.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank cwbush83
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Walk the narrow and uneven path along the edge of the cliff, enjoy the stunning wave-eroded surfaces and most importantly, look out for the vain eagle who enjoyed being photographed.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jackson_Lim
Reviewed October 27, 2017

We visited this place on our way to Hayatama-taisha. This is a natural landscape with terraced caves created by erosion of acid rock by water and wind. Onigajou means castle of the oni (ogre). The name comes from a legend that a pirate feared by...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

For the view of the sea, of the mountain and the very interesting rock formation. We do not come here to see that but if you are there, worth it.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Pierre M
Reviewed June 24, 2016

It was listed in the world heritage site as the part of "Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range". It is a vast quay of the tufa that the big and small sea caves sharpened for the raging waves of Kumano-nada lasts...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Onigajo rocks is an interesting formation that has been a local attraction for many years. Unfortunately, some of the older areas have been fenced off due to deterioration, and have been closed off rather than renewed. Still, it's a good place to see the power...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

came across this place while driving from nachi katsuura to Ise. decided to turn in to take a look and was surprised at this work of nature. quite a bit of area the explore but worth the effort. the cliffs are great for photos. the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank RobertChew
Reviewed January 29, 2016

This are is said to be the base for a local navy or pirate, depending on how you see them. Rock formation eroded by sea wave is interesting. You can walk around to explore the area.

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed January 10, 2016

I had not heard of this place before going there. I am definitely happy we stopped, however. Seeing the rocks that have been gouged out by the waves was very interesting. I think it would be especially interesting for children who are learning about erosion...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Guntsdad
Reviewed June 12, 2014

It may not be a big attraction but still worth a visit plus, it is free. Also, the rest station was pretty unique and there is a nice Italian style cafe to rest and take a good view of the area. Good

Date of experience: May 2014
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