Tukimigaoka-jinja Shrine in the Morning Mist(Asasgiri no tsukimigaoka jinja)


A Huge Tree Standing in the Morning Mist

Tsukimigaoka-jinja Shrine, an auxiliary shrine outside the precincts of Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine, is located on the hillside along the Dainichi-goe Section. The shrine is surrounded by ancient cypress trees which are hundreds of years old, and it looks sublime in the morning mist.


Hongu, Hongu-cho, Tanabe City
Season / Time zone
Winter(December - March) / Morning
Weather conditions
Frequency of appearance
Only in right conditions


A 5-minute walk from Oyunohara, the former location of Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine, brings you to Dainichi-goe Trailhead. A 20-min. walk from there up a steep hill brings you to Tsukimigaoka-jinja Shrine.

Recommended spot

Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine > Yunomine Onsen (Dainichi-goe)