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"Blood or dew?" That was the question

The story of how Chikatsuyu got its name comes from a man who broke off a piece of a plant to... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
Saranger
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Los Angeles, California
One of the many markers along the Kumano Kodo

Don't forget to get a stamp for your booklet at this oji along the Kumano Kodo! It's an... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2017
Nonnapn
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Manila, Philippines
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Apr 8, 2018
“"Blood or dew?" That was the question”
Jun 1, 2017
“One of the many markers along the Kumano Kodo”
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906-1, NakahechIcho ChIkatsuyu, Tanabe 646-1402, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

The story of how Chikatsuyu got its name comes from a man who broke off a piece of a plant to fashion "homemade" chopsticks. Inside the "marrow" of the plant was red (I've only seen this on one plant myself) and he asked, "Blood or...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2017

Don't forget to get a stamp for your booklet at this oji along the Kumano Kodo! It's an interesting place set in the village, just at the end of your day's walk.

Thank Nonnapn
Reviewed February 20, 2017

As you can see from the photographs, this is not a very visually exciting shrine. In the old days, when Retired Emperors came to the Kumano Kodo, this would have been a major destination because of the amenities of the little town and the religious...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2017

Pretty place to stop before continuing your Kumano Kodo journey... shade, a coffee shop close by and they have a nice stamp!

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