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Kumano-Taisha Shrine

Travel Guide - Kumano-Taisha Shrine

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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

ClosedClosed

  • 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

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Martha Pereira Marques ( Be happy my friend) @MartaPereiraMa3 - 2019-08-11
#NachiFalls is the shintai, or Shinto object of worship, for Hiro Shrine, an auxiliary shrine of Kumano Nachi Taish… https://t.co/MKagmoEfLM
Aina @Yorkshireaboo - 2019-08-04
Kumano tip

Kumano has three shrines and one temple representing Kumano. One of them is Kumano Nachi Taisha. This… https://t.co/T4m0zHOIgV
Kazue @japanese123 - 2019-07-19
A shrine maiden, called a 'miko' in Japanese, walking through the grounds of the Kumano Hayatama Taisha (熊野速玉大社) Gr… https://t.co/agLQtM4WjG
Rait Piir @ShirotokiRP - 2019-06-23
Japan's largest torii gate near the holy shrine of Kumano Hongu Taisha, deep in the rugged mountains of Kii peninsu… https://t.co/0IXg92cgBy
KOVERED @KOVEREDUK - 2019-06-21
Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine and Nachi Falls, Wakayama Prefecture.

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Mika Daniel Turrell @TurrellMika - 2019-06-12
Kumano Nachi Taisha is a Shinto shrine and part of the UNESCO-designated World Heritage Sacred Sites and Pilgrima… https://t.co/cjA1nup8wQ
Tour in Japan @tourinjapan - 2019-05-28
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Japan Community @japancommunity - 2019-05-27
This Kumano Taisha Shrine is the highest ranked shrine in the land of myths, Izumo (present day Shimane Prefecture)… https://t.co/nL0DfmAfNF
Tour in Japan @tourinjapan - 2019-05-23
Kumano-Taisha Shrine is full of wonders! A pair of crouching #Komainu dogs guard these gentle stone steps leading t… https://t.co/RidpSRMRpX
Japan Community @japancommunity - 2019-05-22
Kumano-Taisha Shrine is full of wonders! A pair of crouching #Komainu dogs guard these gentle stone steps leading t… https://t.co/YCweMsADmP
Japan Australia @Japan_Australia - 2019-05-17
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a_london_pigeon @a_london_pigeon - 2019-04-21
MT Trallala @Trallala Greetings from Hongu #Japan [Kumano Hongū Taisha is a Shinto shrine in the mountains of Kii P… https://t.co/IYgsHvUGjF
Walk The Camino @walkcamino - 2019-04-05
Kumano Nachi Taisha (熊野那智大社) is a Shinto shrine and part of the UNESCO-designated World Heritage Sacred Sites and P… https://t.co/aQg0ZiUepZ
Matt Alt @Matt_Alt - 2019-04-02
Wandering the hills behind Kumano-Nachi Taisha shrine. https://t.co/o2f22SBCJk
japantrip @japantrip_jp - 2019-03-27
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Matt Alt @Matt_Alt - 2019-03-24
Yatagarasu, there-legged raven of Shinto lore, as portrayed by Hirohiko Araki of ”JoJo’s Bizare Adventure” fame. Th… https://t.co/0imFjNcYDC
りくじのあずま @rikujinoazuma1 - 2019-03-21
@JunjiHattori Izumo-Taisha is different from Kumano shrine.
SHIKIBU @SHIKIBU_Automat - 2019-03-16
@CobTheCreator Thank you so much.😄
This picture is the Kumano-Nachi-Taisha shrine(熊野那智大社) and the Nachi Falls(那智滝)… https://t.co/6sVfsoFXTH
japantrip @japantrip_jp - 2019-03-06
Kumano Taisha Shrine is a shrine located in Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture, and is also called 'Hinomotodezomenoya… https://t.co/X72My2RNYk
WBAL-TV 11 Baltimore @wbaltv11 - 2019-02-26
So beautiful! Spring has arrived at Kumano Nachi Taisha Shrine, where thousands of plum and cherry trees bloomed >>… https://t.co/H4tHI6DwE5
マカ@🌹🍀 @MAi_721O - 2019-02-24
@IAmAlsoGlenn Always Thank you!
The rain forecast was miraculously sunny.

But the wind seemed to be blown away. I… https://t.co/16r1pJS8Ae
Heartland JAPAN @Heartland_JAPAN - 2019-02-21
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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

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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

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