Kumano Hayatama Taisha

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Kumano Hayatama Taisha (熊野速玉大社)
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A view of Kumano Hayatama Taisha
Kumano Hayatama Taisha (熊野速玉大社) is located in Japan
Kumano Hayatama Taisha (熊野速玉大社)
Kumano Hayatama Taisha (熊野速玉大社)
Location within Japan
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Address Shingu, Wakayama Prefecture
Coordinates 33°43′55.03″N 135°59′1.41″E / 33.7319528°N 135.9837250°E / 33.7319528; 135.9837250Coordinates: 33°43′55.03″N 135°59′1.41″E / 33.7319528°N 135.9837250°E / 33.7319528; 135.9837250
Shinto torii icon vermillion.svg Glossary of Shinto
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Suzumon

Kumano Hayatama Taisha (熊野速玉大社) is a Shinto shrine located in Shingu, Wakayama Prefecture, on the shores of the Kumanogawa in the Kii Peninsula of Japan. It is included as part of the Kumano Sanzan in the UNESCO World Heritage site "Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range". The three Kumano Sanzan shrines are the Sōhonsha ("head shrines") of all Kumano shrines, lie at between 20 and 40 km of distance one from the other and are connected by the pilgrimage route known as "Kumano Sankeimichi" (熊野参詣道).[1]

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  1. ^ Sacred site "Kumano Sanzan"

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