Kishu Minabe Royal Hotel

348 Yamauchi Ometsudomari, Minabe-cho, Hidaka-gun, Wakayama Prefecture, Kinki, 645-0012, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Minabe-cho

Hiking the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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... Cow.
The Takahara village is famous for its morning views overlooking the valley below, filled with beautiful mist rising from the river on the valley floor. Even though it rained all night, we were blessed to be able to enjoy the wonderful view, accented by sunny skies. Scot got an early peek at the view, since he had a 5am Board call to participate in.
The mist still hung around for us to enjoy as we ate a traditional Japanese breakfast in this ...

Buddhist ceremony & Kumano Kodo sacred pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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... wisdom and leave all else behind.
After the morning service, we enjoyed a wonderful vegetarian breakfast in the beautiful, traditionally decorated dining room (full of the wonderful folding screens that we love so much), then a little more time in our lovely room to relax before heading off on the first day of our Kumano Kodo spiritual pilgrimage hike.
The Kumano Kodo trail is nearly 1,200 years old, and was very popular with the nobility ...

Pious pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by benandmartin

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... the grand shrine with a growing sense of excitement. Just after lunch we crossed a mountain pass and the worlds largest Torii gate popped into view (thankfully not David Cameron's house but the entrance to the temple complex), enlightenment was now only a short walk away! We hurried down the hill, genuinely looking forward to seeing the greatest shrine in the land. I can only imagine this was a similar thrill to that Indiana Jones experienced on finding ...

Getting off the beaten track in the Kii Penninusla

A travel blog entry by thebartons99

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... resorted to calling Brad, the host of the tourist bureau, to convince us not to go out hiking!

The World Heritage-listed Kumano Kodo is a network of pilgrimage trails through the mountainous Kii peninsula. People have made the pilgrimage to Kumano for over 1,000 years (it used to take 40+ days return from Kyoto). There are three main shrines (taisha) along the route, along with numerous smaller shrines and oji (mini-shrines). The ...

Day One Dotonbori sake tasting

A travel blog entry by skypemycat

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... never use them so no big deal we're happy with the super cheap room and the staff who survived the zombie apocalypse or whatever fate has befallen the hotel are lovely. too much sleep on the plane so we headed off for a late evening adventure on the midosuji subway into Namba and up dotonbori in the hope of a quick bite Takaoyaki from a street vendor was accidentally consumed without a photo, too hungry We couldn't resist the little izakaya advertising sake tasting ...

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