Jizo-jaya Teahouse Alight with Autumn Leaves(Koyo-no Jizo-jaya)


Jizo-do painted with colorful autumn leaves

The jizo-do (a roofed shelter that houses “jizo” statues) in the remains of Jizo-jaya Teahouse, which is located at the halfway point along the Ogumotori-goe Section of the Nakahechi route, comes alight with a rainbow of colorful leaves during the autumn season. As you take a break in the rest area of the remains of the teahouse, you can refresh yourself amid the cozy autumn atmosphere.


Kuchiirokawa, Nachi-Katsuura Town
Season / Time zone
Autumn(November) / Daytime
Weather conditions
Sunny Cloudy Others
Frequency of appearance
According to seasons


From Kumano Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine or Nachisan Seiganto-ji Temple, follow the Ogumotori-goe Section of the Kumano Kodo’s Nakahechi route in the direction of the Koguchi area (Kumanogawa Town, Shingu City). Walking time to Jizo-jaya Teahouse: 2 hours and 40 minutes

Recommended spot

Kumano Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine > Koguchi (Kumanogawa Town, Shingu City)