A bold fire festival with a “Waterfall of Fire” and a “Dragon Descent”

A traditional festival of Kamikura Shrine, the birthplace of the Kumano Faith where the gods have descended. After the purifying ritual, men in white clothes carrying torches rush down steep stone steps.

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Area Information
Kannokura Shrine
1 Shingu-shi, Wakayama 647-0081
0735-22-2533
http://kumanohayatama.jp/?page_id=18
Directions from Kansai International Airport
1 hour 20 minutes from Tokyo International Airport to Kansai International Airport 1 hour 30 minutes from Narita International Airport to Kansai International Airport 2 hours from Naha Airport to Kansai International Airport 2 hours 10 minutes from New Chitose Airport to Kansai International Airport 1 hour 05 minutes from Fukuoka Airport to Kansai International Airport
10 minutes from Kansai International Airport to Hineno Station by the JR Line 3 hours 24 minutes from Hineno Station to Shingu Station by the JR Express 17 minutes' walk from Shingu Station
Directions from Nanki-Shirahama Airport
1 hour 5 minutes from Tokyo International Airport to Nanki-Shirahama Airport
20 minutes from Nanki-Shirahama Airport to Shirahama Station by bus 1 hour 37 minutes from Shirahama Station to Shingu Station by JR Express 17 minutes' walk from Shingu Station
Southern Wakayama Prefecture Weekly Weather Forecast
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