Kumano Nachi Taisha

Kumano Sanzan: Japan’s Sacred Trail of Shrines

Kumano Sanzan consists of 3 grand shrines in Kumano area. It is one of the most popular spiritual areas in Japan, located in the southern part of Kii Peninsula, Wakayama Prefecture, about 100 km south of Osaka. The three grand shrines were the final destination of Kumano Kodo, an ancient pilgrimage route used for over…

Wakayama Magic!

Peace, sunsets and fire in Wakayama! Wander around and be captivated by the majestic nature in Wakayama. If you are looking for a weekend escape this may be the perfect place! Location, location, location! Wakayama is located on Japan’s largest peninsula. It connects Mie prefrecture, Osaka and Nara and is home to some of the…

5 of The Most Beautiful Shrines in Japan

There are thousands of shrines scattered all over Japan, and if you are planning on visiting them all. It would take thousands of years as well. So in your few days or weeks in Japan, to shorten your educational tour and immersion, here is a shortlist of the most beautiful shrines in Japan you might…