The O-torii Gate in the freezingly cold morning（Itetsuku Otorii）
Icy white O-torii Gate
In the freezingly cold morning, trees and the ground are covered with white frost. The O-torii Gate stands in the cold, crisp air.
Train & Bus: Take a train to JR Kii-Tanabe Sta. Take a Ryujin Bus bound for Hosshinmon-oji[発心門王子], and get off at Hongu Taisha-mae[本宮大社前] (2hr.). Car: 57 km (1 hr. 20 min.) from Hanwa Expressway Nanki-Tanabe Interchange. There are parking spaces on the bank of the Kumano River in front of Kumano Hongu Taisha Gran Shrine.
Mifune Matsuri Festival – a Finale of the Kumano Taisha Grand Shrine Matsuri Festival (One of the Annual Grand Festivals Held at Kumano Hayatama Taisha Grand Shrine)
（Kumano Hayatama Taisha Reitai-sui, Mifune Matsuri）