Kumano Hongu Taisha Gran Shrine Reitai-sai Festival（kumano hongu taisha reitai-sai）
Boys Being Carried on their Father's Shoulders along Dainichi-goe
Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine’s Reitai-sai Festival begins with the ceremony of “Yunobori-shinji” on April 13, and lasts for three days, finishing with the Togyo-sai ceremony on the 15th. In the Yunobori-shinji, young boys who have been purified by the spring water of Yunomine Onsen are carried on the shoulders of their fathers along the Kumano Kodo and Dainichi-goe Section to Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine.
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）