Japanese Ligularia (Ligularia japonica) at Mikagawa River（Mikagawa no hankaisou）
Yellow flowers that add color to Kumano Kodo
At the Mikagawa River, a tributary of the Hiki-gawa River running through Ago in Shirahama Town, visitors can observe Japanese Ligularia, a perennial plant belonging to the Asteraceae family, growing in clusters from May through June. They are large flowers growing from 60 cm to 1 m high that add a yellow color to riverbanks and Kumano Kodo.
Near Mikagawa[三ケ川] bus stop of Shirahama Community Bus (reservation required; bus services suspended on Sundays and holidays). For a bus reservation, please contact Shirahama Daiichi Koutsu (0739-42-2916).
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）