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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.
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.
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 people used this place as his…
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.
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 approximately 1.2km. When we stand here, we…