Agemono at Kawayu onsen（Kawayu onsen no agemono）
Agemono (hanging decorations) at Kawayu Onsen (Kawayu Juni Yakushi Sai Festival)
At Kawayu Onsen in Hongu-cho, Tanabe City, large papier-mâché ornaments are suspended over the Oto-gawa River annually on January 12. This decoration is for the Kawayu Juni Yakusi Sai Festival. These decorations, called “agemono,” were first displayed from about the middle of the Edo period. They can be seen for around 1 month.
Take a Ryujin Bus from JR Kii-Tanabe Sta. (about 1 hr. 40 min.) or Kumano Kotsu Bus or Nara Kotsu Bus from Shingu Station (about 1 hr.), and get off the bus at Kameya-mae[かめや前].
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）