Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine Covered with Snow（Yukigesho shita kumano hongu taisha）
Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine Standing in Impressive Grandeur
In 2018, Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine marks its 2,050th anniversary. The main building and the precincts when covered with snow evoke an atmosphere of impressive grandeur. The chance to visit Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine when it is covered with snow is a very rare occurrence.
Train & Bus: Take a train to JR Kii-Tanabe Sta. Take a Ryujin Bus bound for Hosshinmon-oji, and get off at Hongu Taisha-mae[本宮大社前] (2hr.). Car: 57 km (1 hr. 20 min.) from Hanwa Expressway Nanki-Tanabe Interchange. There are parking spaces on the bank of the Kumano River in front of Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine.
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）