The Setting Sun at Hyakken-gura(Hyakken-gura no yuhi)


The Best View Point along the Pilgrimage Route

Hyakken-gura is the best viewpoint on the way of Kogumotori-goe Section, one of the hardest points of Kumano Kodo Route. It is said that all 3,600 mountains can been seen from here, and the view  of the setting sun is especially beautiful. A small Jizo statue protects pilgrims.


Ukegawa, Hongu-cho, Tanabe City
Season / Time zone
Spring Summer Autumn Winter(Year-round) / Late afternoon Sunset
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Frequency of appearance
According to weather


A 2 hr. walk from Ukegawa, Hongu-cho, Tanabe City, or a 3 hr. walk from Koguchi Shizen-no-Ie Lodging

Recommended spot

Koguchi (Kumanogawa Town, Shingu City) > Ukegawa (Hongu Town, Tanabe City)