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Kumano-Taisha Shrine

Travel Guide - Kumano-Taisha Shrine


Kumano-Taisha is a beautiful shrine located in southern Matsue. The shrine is dedicated to the god Susanoo who defeated Yamata-no-Orochi, a legendary Eight-Forked Serpent appears in Kojiki (Record of Ancient Matters) and Nihon Shoki (The Chronicles of Japan). There is also a monument of Japan's first Waka poetry which begins with the famous phrase "Yakumo-Tatsu (Eight Clouds Rising) ..." written by Susanoo standnding in the precincts of the shrine.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours


  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 23 minutes from JR Matsue Station by the bus bound for Yakumo. Get off at Yakumo Bus stop, then transfer to the bus bound for Kumano. Get off at Kumano-taisha Bus stop (16 minutes bus ride).
  • 30 minutes taxi ride from JR Matsue Station

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 2451, Yakumocho Kumano, Matsue-shi, Shimane, 690-2104


Heartland JAPAN @Heartland_JAPAN - 2019-02-21
The Nachi Fire Festival 🔥🔥🔥 this famous festival takes place every year on July 14 at the Grand Shrine of Kumano Na… https://t.co/jbSNZclzhy
daikanyama @svane_freddy - 2019-02-06
In @Shingu_City. Inspirational meeting with Mayor Takaoka and Vice Governor Shimo @WakayamaPref
Visiting the Kuma… https://t.co/NwcR5e2iTh
Eliana რ @Elianasp2425 - 2019-01-06
⛩️🎋 Kumano Hongū Taisha (熊野本宮大社) is a Shinto shrine located in Tanabe, Wakayama, deep in the rugged mountains of th… https://t.co/yH29xlWvA9
ITO @ftrux - 2018-12-16
本殿: Main Sanctuary of Kumano Hongu Taisha from B.C. 33

#熊野本宮大社 #shrine #和歌山 #神社 #紅葉 #ファインダー越しの私の世界 #写真好きな人と繋がりたい… https://t.co/WdI1PHhUoc
Oh my jet lag! @ohmyjetlagtour - 2018-12-12
Oyu no Hara, the highest torii in the world at 33 meters. The original gate to enter the Hongu Taisha through the K… https://t.co/BxS5D3nfJm
WH Dispatches @WH_Dispatches - 2018-12-10
A new frontier in experiential tourism? UNESCO-inscribed Kumano Hayatama Taisha Shrine in Shingu invite travel blog… https://t.co/hXrvb34WpW
Walk The Camino @walkcamino - 2018-11-29
Hongu Taisha, a Shinto grand shrine of Kumano and UNESCO World Heritage site at Tanabe, Wakayama Prefecture, and pi… https://t.co/G4mg8yR2Dv
Kazue @japanese123 - 2018-11-20
Kumano Nachi Taisha (熊野那智大社) is one of the most famous shrines in all of Japan. Just behind the Nachi Taisha shrine… https://t.co/VGEg3jM06V
Lee Cobbes @metronomad - 2018-11-17
Kumano Hongū Taisha (熊野本宮大社) is a Shinto shrine located in Tanabe, Wakayama, deep in the rugged mountains of the Ki… https://t.co/CP72ilZX4b
Japan Travel @JapanTravel - 2018-11-16
Probably the most photographed scene in Wakayama, Nachi Falls is Japan's highest waterfall! Immerse yourself in the… https://t.co/EAqMmSxeTR
新宮高校総合学習観光班 @5fquiaVehI3XE2J - 2018-11-02
To go to Kumano Nachi Taisha,you can go up Daimonzaka ,but you can also use the bus or the car till the halfway to approach to the shrine !
新宮高校総合学習観光班 Wakayama Prefectual Shingu High Scool @5fquiaVehI3XE2J - 2018-11-02
To go to Kumano Nachi Taisha,you can go up Daimonzaka ,but you can also use the bus or the car till the halfway to approach to the shrine !
新宮高校総合学習観光班 Wakayama Prefectual Shingu High Scool @Shingu_Wakayama - 2018-11-02
To go to Kumano Nachi Taisha,you can go up Daimonzaka ,but you can also use the bus or the car till the halfway to approach to the shrine !
f i n i e @finiethepooh - 2018-10-04
@Regran_ed from @FunJapanTravel - Kumano Kodo is the trail leading to the Kumano Taisha or Shrine in Wakayama pre… https://t.co/HCrjE2j19D
🅴🆅🅰 🆂🅴🅱🅰🆂🆃🅸Á🅽 @Eva_Kobe - 2018-10-01
@Mrs_Gilchrist @kwiens62 @bethhill2829 @SteeleThoughts @DavidGeurin @NowakRo @LRobbTeacher @ERobbPrincipal… https://t.co/Ff7VHwySyQ
Masterpiece of Japan @JapanTraCul - 2018-09-18
The main hall of Kumano Taisha Shrine, Shimane Pref.

Photo by Monado https://t.co/IvagvIp6v1
FirdausHashim @flrdaus - 2018-09-14
“Kumano Nachi Taisha is one of the three Kumano shrines, situated a few kilometers inland from the coastal hot spri… https://t.co/XHlMRdGxMH
FirdausHashim @flrdaus - 2018-09-13
“Kumano Nachi Taisha is a Shinto shrine located halfway up Nachi Mountain, about 350 meters above sea level. It has… https://t.co/mxdQ6IjD8v
FirdausHashim @flrdaus - 2018-09-12
“Situated in Wakayama, Kumano Nachi Taisha is a Shinto shrine and part of the UNESCO-designated World Heritage Sacr… https://t.co/2KXuui38E0
Smart Exchange @SmartExchangeJP - 2018-09-03
UNESCO World Heritage site Hayatama Taisha Shrine, located in Kumano Sanzan, is one of Kumano’s three important shr… https://t.co/odKvkku3sb
Saurabhjohn @Saurabhjohn3 - 2018-08-23
Hello,@mishramugdha @Amberological @RubikaLiyaquat @sudhirchaudhary Greeting of The Day”Kumano Nachi Taisha':-»Kuma… https://t.co/1Ze4uAnmhC
Events in World @trendonwords - 2018-07-31
New post (Nachi-no-Hi Matsuri Fire Festival, Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine, Nachi Mountain, W...) has been published o… https://t.co/UQerszmMxg
Japan Awaits @JapanAwaits - 2018-07-13
Let's me to show you the best scenery in Kansai! 👍  Kumano Nachi Taisha (熊野那智大社) is one of the three Kumano shrines… https://t.co/nbQhSAFeZv
混沌狐 @Tibsfox - 2018-07-13
熊野速玉大社 Kumano Hayatama Taisha
For over a thousand years, pilgrims have traveled to the Kumano Region to pray at The… https://t.co/y0npVaGSTN
Japanese Beauty @JapaneseBeauty2 - 2018-06-26
#Kumano Hayatama Taisha (熊野速玉大社) is a #Shinto shrine located in #Shingu, Wakayama Prefecture, on the shores of the… https://t.co/o2QHOcXK1G
Tommy Carson @tommycarson - 2018-06-11
Kumano Hongū Taisha shrine was located where the world’s largest Torii is now standing but they moved to a nearby h… https://t.co/wYt059OOmt
Jeroen Vergeylen @JeroenVergeylen - 2018-05-29
One shrine in the Kumano Hongu Taisha is dedicated to the mythical three-legged bird #Yatagarasu, also the emblem o… https://t.co/dJGeKpZJaO
Burcu Basar @BizarreJourneys - 2018-04-19
Today in Kumano Kodo photos, which did not make it into the magazine // Kongu Hongu Taisha Shrine - one of the most… https://t.co/twV0BNN4uO
Mi-Kumano Office @Mi_Kumano - 2018-04-14
Kumano Hongu Taisha grand shrine's festival is held on April 13th to15th. Have a nice trip with us.
Max in Japan @MaxImEinsatz - 2018-04-01
The path we followed is part of the old pilgrim route 'Kumano Kodo' leading to the sacred shrine Kumano Hongū Taish… https://t.co/2Tslh6N7fL
t o - f u u @t_tofuu - 2018-03-23
The entrance to Kumano Hongū Taisha, a Shinto shrine that celebrates its 2050th(!!) anniversary this year [2048x153… https://t.co/IQgMzsTQoT


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