Onigajo rock formation 鬼ヶ城

  • Published on : 12/02/2020
  • by : S.V.
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The Oniga-jo rocks, one of the most beautiful natural sites in the archipelago

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of the "Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes of the Kii Mountain Range" in 2004, the Onigajo site in Kumano is a natural monument steeped in legends in which demons and pirates meet. This picturesque place, ideal for a nature outing by the sea of Kumano is also a renowned spot for photographers.

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The Shishiiwa, the rock in the shape of a lion roaring towards the sea

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Address, timetable & access

  • Address

  • Phone

    +81 597-89-1502
  • Timetable

    From Kumanoshi Station, take the "Omataokubo-iki" bus (bus bound for "Omataokubo") and get off at "Onigajyo Higashi-guchi" bus stop (5 min ride)
  • Price

    Free
  • Access

    Open every day. The site may be closed in the event of bad weather.

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