Autumnal Leaves at Hosshinmon-oji（Hosshinmon-oji no koyo）
Autumn at Hosshinmon-oji with the color of autumnal leaves reflected in hand-purifying water
Hosshinmon-oji is located at the entrance to the sacred area of Kumano, and is one of the “Gotai-oji”, the most prestigious five shrines among 99 shrines in Kumano. The poet Fujiwara-no-Teika, who visited here in 1201, wrote that he was moved by the precincts emblazoned with autumnal leaves of so many trees growing here.
Take a bus bound for Hosshinmon-oji from Kumano Hongu Taisha-mae bus stop. (About 15 min.)
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）