Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine


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Kumano Hongu Taisha is one of the Kumano Sanzan shrines and a holy place that has been visited by many people since the Heian period. The beautiful main shrine buildings with a cypress bark roof create a solemn atmosphere. Until 1889, when there was a severe flood, these shrine buildings were located at Oyunohara, which is home to an impressive torii gate that is the largest in Japan.

1110 Hongu, Hongu-cho, Tanabe City


Access Ride the Ryujin Bus from JR Kii-Tanabe Station and get off at "Hongu Taisha-mae"
Access by Car From the Nanki-Tanabe Interchange on the Hanwa Expressway, take National Route 42, 311 towards Hongu for approximately 56.4 km.

Name/address in local language

  • 熊野本宮大社 Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine
  • Address 田辺市本宮町本宮1110 1110 Hongu, Hongu-cho, Tanabe City
  • Name/address in local language
Contact Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine
Tel +81-(0)735-42-0009
Last updated: 2021-02-02

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