Frozen Takahara-ike Pond（Kootta Takahara-ike）
Ice art along the Kumano Kodo in winter
After climbing the Kumano Kodo for approximately 30 minutes from Takahara Kiri-no-Sato Rest Area, you will find a big pond. It is Takahara-ike Pond. On severely cold winter mornings, the surface of the pond becomes frozen, and geometric patterns appear on the ice.
30 min. on foot from Takahara Kiri-no-Sato Rest Area.
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）