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Hongū was a village located in Higashimuro District, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 3,759 and a population density of 18.42 persons per km². The total area was 204.06 km². On May 1, 2005, Hongū, along with the village of Ryūjin , the town of Nakahechi, and the village of Ōtō , was merged into the expanded city of Tanabe. Wikipedia

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Kumanokodo 2-day walking tour (Round trip from Osaka)

Kumano Hongū Taisha, Wakayama

There are many options for walking the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage route. You can do a few minutes walk to a week-long trek through the mountains. Walking times can vary depending on walking pace and rest times. Please give yourself lots of time to enjoy the mountains of Kumano safely. Private guide will going to Kumanokodo with you . You can make your own schedule

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Sightseeing Guide Wakayama Japan Kumano Hongu Taisha

October 4, 2018

Time for a road trip! Driving to Kumano Hongu Taisha, home to the world's biggest Torii gate!

In this video my wife and I are going on a road trip with our friend Tomoko, who had graciously volunteered to drive us all around ...

November 4, 2021

All about Kumano - Must see spots in Kumano | Japan Travel Guide

Kumano ( 熊野古道 ) https://planetyze.com/japan/kumano Top Sights in Kumano: ...

July 12, 2017

Japan Travel: Things to Do, Explore and Experience in Wakayama Prefecture 29

Japan Travel: Things to Do, Explore and Experience in Wakayama Prefecture 29 Wakayama Prefecture is located to the south of ...

November 12, 2015

KUMANO KODO: Pilgrimage to Japan's Spiritual Origins

If you are going to watch one video about the KUMANO KODO, this is it! The Kumano Kodo is a set of ancient pilgrimage routes ...

March 10, 2022

Kumano Hongu Taisha, Kumano | Japan Travel Guide

Kumano Hongu Taisha ( 熊野本宮大社 ) https://planetyze.com/japan/kumano/kumano-hongu-taisha Description ...

July 4, 2017

Japan Trip: Walking through the Pilgrim Trails in Kumano, Wakayama 13

Japan Trip: Walking through the Pilgrim Trails in Kumano, Wakayama 13 The Kumano area (熊野), well known for its religious ...

November 18, 2015

Kumano Hongu Heritage Center, Tanabe (360° View), Wakayama Prefecture | The Real Japan | HD

Kumano Hongu Heritage Center, Tanabe (360° View), Wakayama Prefecture | The Real Japan | HD All of the Kumano Kodo ...

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