Autumn leaves at Chikatsuyu-oji(Chikatsuyu-oji no Koyo)


Ruins of an oji shrine covered with autumn leaves

The Chikatsuyu area in Nakahechi-cho, Tanabe City is located at an important point on the Nakahechi Route of the Kumano Kodo, and prospered as a post station. Chikatsuyu-oji has no shrine buildings since it was merged into Chikano-jinja Shrine. In autumn, the ground of Chikatsuyu-oji is covered with autumn leaves.


Tanabe City, Nakahechi/Oto
Chikatsuyu, Nakahechi-cho, Tanabe City
Season / Time zone
Autumn(November) / Daytime
Weather conditions
Sunny Cloudy
Frequency of appearance
According to seasons


1 min. on foot from “Chikatsuyu-oji”[近露王子] bus stop of Ryujin Bus and Meiko Bus.

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Takijiri-oji > Tsugizakura-oji